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Estonia has already experienced many benefits of increasing international integration, most obviously in significant convergence.
The nearly 60 indicators available in this second edition compare the political and institutional frameworks of government across OECD countries as well as government revenues and expenditures, employment, and compensation.
This paper uses an impulse-response function approach to assess the magnitude and persistence of the labour force participation effects of downturns for a sample of 30 countries over the period 1960-2008.
These LEED reviews will examine the framework conditions and instruments for intervention to achieve successful local economic development in participating countries and localities.
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This workshop provided an opportunity to discuss ways to increase the effectiveness of actions to boost skills development to stimulate good quality employment both abroad and in Cambodia.
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This report was prepared to help Korea identify and address main social policy challenges. It suggests specific policy options and a strategy to “go social”, based on the practices and reforms that have worked well in other countries.
Sustaining economic growth is certainly important to promote social cohesion but growth alone cannot solve all problems. Instead, well-targeted social policies are essential to promote social cohesion and reverse the upward trend in income inequality. This is the “go social” challenge facing Korea, said OECD Secretary-General in Seoul.
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The workshop was organised as an experts’ roundtable and aimed at identifing key policy questions to be explored as well as key work of the OECD and other institutions to be referenced in the OECD LEED project on local scenarios of demographic change.
The OECD area unemployment rate dropped to 8.1% in April, a 0.1 percentage point fall from March after two months of stability at 8.2%. This is a continuation of the steady decline in the unemployment rate seen since October 2010. The Euro area unemployment rate was stable at 9.9%.