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The 2011 edition of Education at a Glance: OECD Indicators enables countries to see themselves in the light of other countries’ performance.
Since the restoration of independence in 1991, Estonia has met the challenge of establishing a fully functional, stable, and modern state.
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An analysis of Estonia’s trade policy-related institutions and regulations and their influence on market openness, covering transparency, non-discrimination, trade restrictiveness, harmonisation towards international standards, conformity assessment procedures and intellectual property rights.
Estonia is recovering from a deep recession. Main policy challenges are: avoid cyclical unemployment becoming structural; strengthen fiscal framework; address non performing loans; reap efficiency gains in government operations and make more out of globalisation as a sustainable driver of growth
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OECD’s Teaching and Learning International Survey (TALIS) provides the first internationally comparative perspective on the conditions of teaching and learning.
Estonia grew faster than most emerging market economies during 2000-07, but it is now in a severe recession due to a collapse of domestic demand in the wake of the international financial crisis.
Country Notes from OECD Economic Policy Reforms: Going for growth 2011 presenting OECD recommendations for structural reform priorities for individual countries.
Estonia is particularly well regarded in ICT network readiness and well-functioning e-government. However, the share of production in high tech and knowledge intensive sectors is relatively low.
More flexible labour markets will be a key adjustment mechanism in the current recession as well as in the medium term if Estonia is to become a knowledge-based economy.
Estonia is facing its most challenging economic situation since the early 1990s. Past overexpansion was financed by rapid credit growth. Growth was in general biased towards domestic demand.