Speeches / Presentations

  • 3-March-2009


    Going for Growth 2009 - the economic crisis facing OECD countries should not be allowed to slow down structural reforms

    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.

  • 25-November-2008


    Presentations on Wage differentials and Minimum Wages in OECD countries

    Presentations at joint Eurofound / OECD workshop on Wage developments, minimum wages and wage flexibility, 27th – 28th November 2008, Paris.

  • 18-September-2008

    English, , 999kb

    Labour Productivity Indicators - Comparison of two OECD databases; Productivity differentials and the Balassa-Samuelson effect

    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

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  • 17-March-2008


    Remarks by Jørgen Elmeskov, OECD Acting Chief Economist at the OECD/IMF conference on structural reform in Europe

    Remarks by Jørgen Elmeskov, OECD Acting Chief Economist at the OECD/IMF conference on structural reform in Europe on 17 March 2008.

  • 10-October-2006


    Boosting jobs and incomes - lessons from reassessing the OECD Jobs Strategy

    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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  • 1-March-2005

    English, , 23kb

    Economic Policy Reforms: Presentation by Jean-Philippe Cotis at the London Press Conference, 1 March 2005

    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

  • 9-September-2004

    English, , 243kb

  • 11-February-2004

    English, , 21kb

    Presentation in Trento by Xavier Greffe

    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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  • 21-January-2004

    English, , 77kb

    What LEED does for women entrepreneurs

    Click here to download the general presentation on “What LEED does for women entrepreneurs”

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  • 21-January-2004


    Women’s Entrepreneurship and the LEED Programme

    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.

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