• 22-October-2015


    Ageing and Employment Policies: Denmark 2015 - Working Better with Age

    Given the ageing challenges, there is an increasing pressure in OECD countries to promote longer working lives. This report provides an overview of policy initiatives implemented in Denmark over the past decade. Even if these recent reforms are well in line with the recommendations of the 2005 OECD report Ageing and Employment Policies: Denmark, the focus has been put mainly on the supply side. The aim of this new report is to identify what more could be done to promote longer working lives. As a first step, the government should assess closely the implementation process to ensure that the expected outcomes of the reforms are achieved. More broadly, the strategy should act simultaneously in three areas by: i) strengthening incentives to carry on working; ii) tackling employment barriers on the side of employers; and iii) improving the employability of older workers.

  • 25-August-2015

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    OECD Employment Outlook 2015 - Key findings for Denmark

    Labour market conditions are improving in many OECD countries but the recovery from the recent economic crisis remains very uneven. Employment is still growing too slowly in the OECD area to close the jobs gap induced by the crisis, even by the end of 2016. Consequently, unemployment for the OECD as a whole is projected to continue its slow decline, reaching 6.6% by the end of 2016.

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  • 5-juin-2014


    Mettre pleinement à profit les compétences au Danemark

    Les études montrent que le Danemark se situe proche ou légèrement au-dessus de la moyenne de l’OCDE pour ce qui est des compétences des étudiants et des adultes, alors même qu’il dépense plus que nombre d’autres pays de l’OCDE au titre de l’éducation, des politiques du marché du travail et de la formation des adultes.

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  • 25-February-2013


    Mental Health and Work: Denmark

    Tackling mental ill-health of the working-age population is becoming a key issue for labour market and social policies in OECD countries. OECD governments increasingly recognise that policy has a major role to play in keeping people with mental ill-health in employment or bringing those outside of the labour market back to it, and in preventing mental illness. This report on Denmark is the third in a series of reports looking at how the broader education, health, social and labour market policy challenges identified in Sick on the Job? Myths and Realities about Mental Health and Work (OECD, 2012) are being tackled in a number of OECD countries. It concludes that the Danish system has a number of strengths that have yet to be used in a more effective way, but also that quite a few changes are needed in order to raise the labour market particiption of people with mental ill-health.

  • 25-février-2013


    L’OCDE estime que les réformes du marché du travail entreprises au Danemark doivent également porter sur les troubles mentaux afin d’obtenir un recul durable du chômage

    Il ressort d’un nouveau rapport de l'OCDE que les réformes engagées actuellement par le Danemark sur le régime des pensions d’invalidité et la flexibilité du travail sont encourageantes, mais qu’il est nécessaire de mettre davantage l’accent sur les problèmes de santé mentale afin que ces réformes contribuent à une baisse durable du fort taux de chômage du pays.

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  • 16-January-2013


    Report: Measuring the potential of local green growth - An analysis of Greater Copenhagen

    This report presents, for the first time a local ‘green growth’ indicator framework. This indicator framework was developed from the OECD ‘green growth’ strategy at the national level, but modified to highlight issues of transition that are most relevant for local areas.

  • 28-March-2012


  • 5-March-2012


    Building flexibility and accountability into local employment services

    Human resources and skills are becoming increasingly important to economic development. In the context of the economic downturn, challenges such as high youth unemployment call for a collaborative and tailored approach.

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  • 24-February-2012


    Economic Policy Reforms: Going for Growth 2012: Country Notes

    Country Notes from OECD Economic Policy Reforms: Going for growth 2011 presenting OECD recommendations for structural reform priorities for individual countries.

  • 5-December-2011


    Intellectual Assets and Innovation: The SME Dimension

    This report examines the relationship between SMEs' management of intellectual assets, innovation and competitiveness.

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