This case study presents the Political Parties Act, the legislative framework for funding, regulating and monitoring political parties and candidates. It also discusses the Estonian Party Funding Supervision Committee, the electoral management body charged with overseeing compliance with the Political Parties Act.
The 2015 edition introduces more detailed analysis of participation in early childhood and tertiary levels of education. The report also examines first generation tertiary-educated adults’ educational and social mobility, labour market outcomes for recent graduates, and participation in employer-sponsored formal and/or non-formal education.
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The economic crisis had deep impacts on the Estonian labour market, but the recovery has been equally remarkable. The employment rate dropped from 70.3% in Q3 2008 to 59.5% in Q1 2010, but has since been increasing strongly
Specific country notes have been prepared using data from the database OECD Health Statistics 2015, July 2015 version. The notes are available in PDF format.
A dashboard of key government indicators by country, to help you analyse international comparisons of public sector performance.
This report is the first joint OECD Public Governance Review between two countries. The Report discusses challenges in whole-of-government strategy steering and the opportunities of digital government.
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This country note from Going for Growth 2015 for Estonia identifies and assesses progress made on key reforms to boost long-term growth, improve competitiveness and productivity and create jobs.
Estonia was among the countries hardest hit by the crisis, but it is bouncing back strongly. Nonetheless, Estonia is still a ‘catch-up country’, with some distance to travel before it closes the income gap with top-performing OECD countries.
The underlying strengths of the Estonian economy have helped it bounce back from the crisis, but some challenges remain to finding a steeper, more inclusive and more sustainable growth path, according to the latest OECD Economic Survey of Estonia.