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This joint initiative by the European Commission Enlargement Directorate-General and the OECD LEED Programme is focused on providing an assessment of the current local development capacity in view of EU accession in the EU Candidate countries and potential candidates in the Western Balkans.
After steady employment growth since the 1990s, Spain has experienced the sharpest increase in unemployment among OECD countries during the crisis, amplified by structural problems of the labour market.
This annual edition of Labour Force Statistics provides detailed statistics on population, labour force, employment and unemployment, broken down by gender, as well as unemployment duration, employment status, employment by sector of activity and...
Slovenia has been hit hard by the global crisis, but started to recover gradually. This Survey discusses policies to rapidly rebalance the Slovenian economy, restore competitiveness, improve the performance of the education system, and create a friendlier environment for foreign direct investmen
This conference presented the report prepared for Slovenia as part of the OECD LEED "Improving social inclusion at the local level through the social economy" project in the framework of the Forum on Social Innovations.
Within the conference discussing how shrinkage has become a pressing problem in many parts of Europe, the LEED programme is organising a workshop which especially focuses on policies and programs to foster skills, employment development and job creation in areas of shrinkage.
The G20 helped steer the world through the worst of the economic storm; now it must show it can set in motion a new governance for the post-crisis world. That's a task our organisation stands ready to help with, says the OECD's G20 Sherpa, Gabriela Ramos.
In December 2010 the OECD area unemployment rate was 8.5%, down 0.1 percentage point from November.
This LEED project will examine the capacity of local economies to support new enterprise creation and the development of small and medium enterprises (SMEs), including in the social enterprise sector, and how it can be enhanced through local economic and employment development policies.
This LEED project will assess the job creation potential of the social economy in various institutional frameworks, examine the conditions under which the contribution of social economy organisations to employment can be maximised and identify obstacles and possible solutions.