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Today’s report is designed to help OECD countries pursue reforms that will raise their long-term living standards. This year’s Going for Growth is special in that it comes at a time when OECD countries are faced with the most severe financial and economic crises in a lifetime.
Presentations at joint Eurofound / OECD workshop on Wage developments, minimum wages and wage flexibility, 27th – 28th November 2008, Paris.
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This paper covers two important topics resulting from the recent release of the OECD System of Unit Labour Cost and Related Indicators database. The first section of the paper explores differences between productivity measures produced in the Statistics Directorate. The OECD System of Unit Labour Cost and Related Indicators database was developed in response to concerns from the international community of economic analysts on the
Remarks by Jørgen Elmeskov, OECD Acting Chief Economist at the OECD/IMF conference on structural reform in Europe on 17 March 2008.
In his speech delivered to the meeting of G8 Employment and Labour Ministers in Moscow on 9-10 October 2006, Angel Gurría spoke about the reassessed Jobs Strategy, what has been learnt, and emerging challenges.
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Presentation by OECD Chief Economist Jean-Philippe Cotis at the London Press Conference for the launch of "Economic Policy Reforms: Going for Growth," 1 March 2005. Across the OECD, governments are seeking to undertake structural reforms to foster their economic growth. This new publication takes stock of the progress made made in implementing policy reforms and suggests priorities for the future reform agenda in each member
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This paper gives a brief overview of reforms of the senior civil service across 12 OECD member countries. The point of departure is the distinction between the two types of civil service systems: career-based and position-based.
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Download Mr. Xavier Greffe's presentation on Local Governance and Partnerships. This paper was presentated during the inauguration of the LEED Trento Centre.
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Click here to download the general presentation on “What LEED does for women entrepreneurs”
The OECD’s LEED Committee has been working for 20 years on the close relationship between entrepreneurship and local development, and it has played a pioneering role in the issue of women’s entrepreneurship.