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This book contains recommendations for national and local policy makers and presents a set of international best practices for social enterprises.
This book provides a new indicator for benchmarking labour-market policy, reviewing the flexibility available in its management throughout OECD countries.
Increasing productivity growth in the service sector, which accounts for 67% of employment and 58% of value added in Korea, is essential to sustain high potential growth.
- Economic survey of Japan 2008
The age of retirement of employees should be raised by eliminating mandatory retirement and phasing out the retirement allowance. Active labour market policies should focus on policies to expand human capital rather than wage subsidies.
- Economic Survey of Korea 2008
Impressive progress has been made in raising participation in early childhood education as well as tertiary educational attainment over the past 30 years. However, the inflow of poorly educated youth into the labour market is unusually heavy for a high income country.
- Economic Survey of Spain 2008
How can collaboration with the private sector be strengthened to deliver better and more sustainable outcomes on the labour market?Answers to this issue of central importance to most partnerships today were sought at 5th Annual Meeting of the OECD LEED Forum on Partnerships and Local Governance.
This paper develops and applies a simple “conditional growth” framework to make long-term GDP projections for the world economy.
Twice before, Country Fact Sheets have been published by the OECD LEED Forum on Partnerships and Local Governance providing valuable up-to-date information about area-based partnerships. “forumpartnerships2009” – Country Fact Sheets provides an update on what has changed.
Unemployment in South Africa is extremely high and unevenly distributed, being concentrated among young less skilled blacks.
- Economic Assessment of South Africa 2008
Traditionally, the Norwegian compulsory education system has focused strongly on the linked goals of equal opportunities to learn, comprehensive and inclusive education.