Fostering entrepreneurship means channelling entrepreneurial drive into a dynamic process which takes advantage of all the opportunities the economy can provide. This book analyses the factors that favour entrepreneurship and the obstacles that hinder it.
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This country report was prepared for the project "Alternative approaches to financing lifelong learning". It analyses and presents the development of lifelong learning in the Netherlands, and proposes ways to assist in improving it.
This working paper exploits an Italian microeconomic data set to study retirement behaviour of women and men using survival analysis techniques.
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The OECD Jobs Strategy has been articulated around ten broad orientations for macroeconomic and structural policy which together form a comprehensive blueprint for action to create more jobs and reduce unemployment, and to increase standards of living and strengthen social cohesion.
This publication looks at the decentralisation of active labour market policies in OECD countries and shows how local employment management can lead to the implementation of more effective policies.
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This working paper looks at the evidence of changes in the bargaining structure stemming from the incomes policies agreements, discusses their possible long-run impact in terms of NAIRU and features of the inflationary process, and more.
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The OECD's submission, which is re-printed herewith, was based on both past and ongoing work in the Directorate for Education, Employment, Labour and Social Affairs and the Economics Department.
As unemployment soars, Local Productive Systems have proved to be remarkably successful in retaining and increasing their share of employment. This publication looks at networking and clustering experiences in a wide range of countries.
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This collection of papers illustrates the increasing momentum of performance management developments in OECD countries and raises many common issues which must be faced when developing a focus on performance as part of overall public management reform.
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This report provides practical tools for new and experienced microcredit practitioners as they design and manage their programmes forlong-term viability.