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The global economy is recovering but youth unemployment is getting worse. Young people are more than twice as likely to be unemployed as the average worker, yet few governments are taking proactive steps to boost youth employment.
This paper tests the hypothesis that, by giving people more voice in the government decision-making process, fiscal decentralisation fosters social capital, measured in terms of interpersonal trust.
The seminar aimed to build and share the knowledge and know-how of participants on how to develop integrated strategies based on sustainable tourism and build new and innovative tourism policies, which reflect local characteristics and which address local need, engaging local communities.
Il seminario ha inteso sviluppare le conoscenze e il know-how dei partecipanti su come sviluppare strategie integrate basate sul turismo sostenibile e concepire politiche turistiche nuove e innovative che riflettano le caratteristiche del territorio e rispondano ai bisogni locali.
Training and skills development are greatly needed in SMEs. This conference reviewed the results of an OECD case study of the Zaglebie sub-region in south-east Poland. Policy makers, industry representatives and SMEs debated the best way to leverage training and skills development.
Unemployment soared in the crisis, and creating jobs is now a major policy priority. But jobs alone will not be enough. A greater emphasis on skills will be needed for the recovery to last.
The crisis has had a huge impact on employment and may have changed the job market forever. John Martin, OECD Director of Employment, Labour and Social Affairs, explains the challenges facing policymakers in the years and decades ahead.
In the 2000s, Turkey has enjoyed rapid catching–up. This was possible despite the adverse business environment, as the semi–formal and informal economy had a significant contribution to the expansion of the private sector.
The 2010 annual meeting of the Public Employment and Management Working Party (PEMWP) built on the discussions and the communiqué of the OECD Public Governance Committee at Ministerial level that took place in Venice on 15 November 2010.
The seminar analysed and discussed the role that local development actors can play in facilitating the adaptation to the green economy and the programmes to support the creation of greener jobs.