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The success of Belfast over the next 25 years is critical to the success of Northern Ireland. This timely review examines how lessons from the exceptional circumstances that have shaped the city and its remarkable revival over the last decade have shaped the local development agenda.
Speaking at the G8 Summit Consultation with Social Partners in Rome on 26 June 2009, Mr Gurría urged the G8, BIAC, TUAC and OECD to join forces to help governments make the best use of labour market and social policies.
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Unemployment in OECD countries will continue to rise well into 2010, with the average unemployment rate approaching 10%, up from 7.8% in April, according to new OECD projections.
This chapter explores the reasons for poor and unequal performance in Italian secondary education. The chapter outlines the structure of spending and then considers how certain aspects of policy should be better aligned with good practice.
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German edition of a handbook which contains a selection of 20 entrepreneurship education and start-up support initiatives developed by universities or their core partners. Includes examples in eastern Germany, Finland, the UK, Poland, South Africa, and the US.
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This handbook contains a selection of 20 entrepreneurship education and start-up support initiatives developed by universities or their core partners. Includes examples in eastern Germany, Finland, the UK, Poland, South Africa, and the US.
This seminar begins with a day session open to a wider audience of policymakers and practitioners involved in tackling the impact of the crisis on jobs and skills. Day 2 and 3 are structured around a mix of expert presentations, discussion and group work. Presentations are available online.
Biography for Sylvain Giguère, Head of the OECD Local Economic & Employment Division (LEED).
Local labour markets and the need to create more and better jobs are the focus of the LEED response to an economic crisis. Within are policy lessons as how to best counteract the worst effects of recession within local economies.