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The key tables on employment and labour markets include employment, unemployment indicators as well as data on average annual working time and public expenditure on active labour market policies. Historical data refer to the latest eight time periods.
The Polish economy has become increasingly connected with the international economy, but challenges are widespread to improve Poland’s position in global markets.
Major structural reforms are necessary to prepare for euro adoption, all the more as the process of real and nominal convergence remains largely incomplete. This requires a substantial strengthening of alternative adjustment mechanisms to domestic interest- and exchange-rate changes.
Unemployment has fallen significantly prior to the crisis, not least due to past labour market reforms, and has remained surprisingly stable during this recession – both relative to past experience and vis à vis other OECD countries.
The potential growth rate of the economy has been low for a long time and the crisis has had a further adverse impact.
The conference hosted by NESA within the framework of the LEED Forum on Partnerships and Local Governance saw a strengthening of partnerships between employment services, business leaders, the non-profit sector, governments and other stakeholders from Australia and abroad. Proceedings now online
OECD has launched a series of reports in 16 countries including Greece. Each report contains a survey of the main barriers to employment for young people, an assessment of the adequacy and effectiveness of existing measures to improve the transition from school to work.
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jobs for youth greece, french summary
This paper uses the OECD’s Going for Growth framework, as well as other available evidence linking policies to economic performance, to identify key structural policy challenges in the BIICS for the years ahead.
In his remarks to the Central Bank of Greece, Mr. Gurría offered the OECD support, expertise, and policy experience to help Greece modernise its economy and put it on a path of sustained growth.