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Stimulating competition, innovation and investment in services and fostering the employment of low-skilled workers would help increase potential output and social cohesion.
Though labour market outcomes have improved markedly in past years, some challenges remain such as low labour force participation of the elderly, low employment rates of youth and rising labour market dualism.
The objective of this conference was to share experiences on how, trough CRS strategies, public and private sector, Trade Unions and local community organisations can partner to support sustainable development at local level, with a particular focus on Russia.
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Shows how to create and put into place successful evidence-based local development strategies that will increase economic impacts and enhance the programme-management process.
This seminar presented and debated the result of work undertaken by the OECD Local Economic and Employment Development (LEED) Programme on how best to support the design, implementation and evaluation of local development strategies in Latvia.
The objective of this seminar was to improve the capacity of partnerships to design and deliver integrated skills strategies. It focused on three main themes: understanding local skills needs; building an integrated skills strategy; and assessing the impact.
The conference was a collaboration between the Centre for Public Policy at the University of Melbourne, the Victorian Department of Planning and Community Development, the Australian Government and the OECD’s LEED Programme.
This working paper suggests that while student achievement is above the OECD average in science and at the OECD average in reading and math according to the 2006 PISA study, weaker students tend to do badly by international comparison.
The authorities have undertaken numerous structural reforms since the last OECD Economic Survey was published in June 2007 and many of those reforms go in the direction of the recommendations offered at that time. These efforts will have to be pursued and the momentum of reform maintained, with the greatest challenge being to raise the employment rate of youths and seniors in order to restore the health of public finances and sustain