Social enterprises are entering a new phase of consolidation after overcoming various challenges over the last 10 years in their efforts to foster sustainable local development, help create local wealth and jobs, and fight social exclusion. This book contains recommendations for national and local policy makers and presents a set of international best practices based on new legislation that has been enacted, novel frontiers that have
Can 2009 bring a ray of light to lift the gloom and end the severest financial and economic crisis in decades? The OECD is working with the world’s governments and international organisations to stop recent market and policy failures from happening again.
Young people in Japan are finding it increasingly hard to get stable jobs and the Japanese authorities should expand vocational training schemes and increase social security coverage for young non-regular workers in order to help them.
This third report in the OECD series Sickness, Disability and Work looks specifically at the cases of Denmark, Finland, Ireland and the Netherlands, and highlights the roles of institutions and policies.
This new book takes stock of the main changes in the management of public services across OECD countries. It summarises the findings of the OECD Public Employment and Management working party over the past fifteen years.
The ILO and the OECD experts meeting on fostering employment and skills development strategies in Indonesia and the Philippines will address issues of decentralisation, partnerships, skills upgrading and integration of the disadvantaged in the labour market.
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CFE Insight, a journal published on a regular basis by the OECD Centre for Entrepreneurship, SMEs and Local Development (CFE).
Presentations at joint Eurofound / OECD workshop on Wage developments, minimum wages and wage flexibility, 27th – 28th November 2008, Paris.
Too many workers leave the labour market permanently due to health problems, and yet too many people with a disabling condition are denied the opportunity to work. This third report in the OECD series Sickness, Disability and Work explores the possible factors behind this paradox. It looks specifically at the cases of Denmark, Finland, Ireland and the Netherlands, and highlights the roles of institutions and policies. A range
The objective of this 2.5-day seminar was to improve the functioning of local partnerships. The seminar was aimed at local partnership practitioners and their counterparts in local and national governments in Central-East and South-East Europe.