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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.
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CFE Insight, a journal published on a regular basis by the OECD Centre for Entrepreneurship, SMEs and Local Development (CFE).
France should do more to ease the transition of unskilled young people into employment. The government should give priority to helping young people the furthest removed from the job market and to strengthening the social protection of the most disadvantaged, according to a new report by the OECD.
OECD has launched a series of reports in 16 countries including France. 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.
This paper formalises the analysis of the employment-productivity trade-off by extending the framework developed by Gordon (1997) to account for labour heterogeneity.
Governments must urgently adapt their labour market policies to help their most vulnerable citizens in the economic crisis.
A High-Level Forum on Sickness, Disability and Work: Addressing Policy Challenges in OECD Countries will be held in Stockholm, Sweden on 14-15 May 2009.
A Report and a Guide on evaluation of local development strategies have been prepared by the OECD Local Economic and Employment Development Programme in collaboration with the Ministry for Regional Development of the Czech Republic.
A review of policy initiatives and broader development strategies which could inspire policymaking in Wales and other similar old industrial regions. Including 25 policy interventions and development strategies from OECD countries, the resulting four part report is available here for download.