This Report gives a positive assessment of Spain’s public administration reform agenda and says few countries have put forward such ambitious and comprehensive plans for public reform. The review warns that the reforms must be an ongoing project and suggests giving citizens a bigger voice in the process as a way to enhance trust. It also notes that support from sub-national governments will be crucial.
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Note summarising Spain's results in the PISA 2012 problem solving assessment.
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This note presents key findings for Spain from Society at a Glance 2014 - OECD Social indicators. This 2014 publication also provides a special chapter on: the crisis and its aftermath: a “stress test” for societies and for social policies.
El ajuste producido como resultado de la crisis ha sido especialmente doloroso en países del sur de Europa, como España.
The adjustment following the crisis has been particularly painful in Southern European countries, including Spain.
This report provides an initial evaluation of the comprehensive reform of the Spanish labour market undertaken in 2012. The report was commissioned to the OECD by the Spanish government and it complements the evaluation of the 2012 labour market reform undertaken by the Labour Ministry (Ministerio de Empleo y Seguridad Social (MEySS)) and presented in September 2013.
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Note summarising Spain's performance in the PISA 2012 assessment of mathematics, reading and science.
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Concerns about the financial sustainability of the pension system, stemming from rapid population ageing and the economic crisis, have driven pension reforms in recent years. Average monetary living standards of the elderly are relatively high today and even more so when the role of housing is considered...
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How's Life? 2013 - Country note - Spain (PDF)
The OECD and Mexico’s Ministry of Economy are carrying out a regulatory reform programme to improve the competitiveness of its states. Multi-level regulatory governance is an important component of the regulatory reform agenda.