Publications & Documents


  • 23-June-2009

    English

    Unemployment in OECD countries to approach 10% in 2010, says OECD

    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.

  • 12-June-2009

    German, , 532kb

    Hochschule, Innovation und Unternehmertum: Kriterien und Beispiele Guter Praxis

    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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  • 12-June-2009

    English, , 525kb

    Universities, Innovation & Entreprenership: Criteria and Examples of Good Practice

    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.

    Also Available
  • 10-June-2009

    English

    Capacity building seminar: Routes out of the crisis – New strategies for skills and employment (Trento, Italy)

    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.

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  • 8-June-2009

    English

    Biography - Sylvain Giguère

    Biography for Sylvain Giguère, Head of the OECD Local Economic & Employment Division (LEED).

  • 8-June-2009

    English

    Coping with the crisis at local level

    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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  • 1-June-2009

    English, , 424kb

    CFE Insight newsletter, vol.6 (June 2009)

    CFE Insight, a journal published on a regular basis by the OECD Centre for Entrepreneurship, SMEs and Local Development (CFE).

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  • 20-May-2009

    English

    France should prioritise the employment of disadvantaged young people

    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.

  • 20-May-2009

    English

    Jobs for Youth/Des emplois pour les jeunes: FRANCE

    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.

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  • 15-May-2009

    English

    Employment - productivity trade-off and labour composition

    This paper formalises the analysis of the employment-productivity trade-off by extending the framework developed by Gordon (1997) to account for labour heterogeneity.

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