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  • 10-February-2016

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    Low Performing Students: France (English)

    In 2012, 22% of students in France were low performers in mathematics (OECD average: 23%), 19% were low performers in reading (OECD average: 18%), 19% were low performers in science (OECD average: 18%), and 13% were low performers in all three of these subjects (OECD average: 12%).

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  • 4-February-2016

    English

    France - Financing Democracy: Funding of Political Parties and Election Campaigns and the Risk of Policy Capture

    This case study presents the French system of funding for political parties and campaigns, the expenditure rules that apply to campaigns, as well as the transparency and reporting measures in place. It also discusses the role of the French oversight body charged with ensuring compliance with existing rules.

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  • 24-November-2015

    French

    Regards sur l'éducation 2015 : France

    L’édition de 2015 présente un certain nombre de nouveautés, dont : des données de 2014 sur les niveaux de formation et de participation au marché du travail, ainsi que des données de 2015 sur le temps d’instruction et les mécanismes d’évaluation ; des analyses plus détaillées sur la participation à l’éducation de la petite enfance et à l’enseignement tertiaire.

  • 17-November-2015

    English

    Enhancing competitiveness, purchasing power and employment by increasing competition in France

    Over the past decade, France has substantially eased the burden of anti competitive regulations and effectively enforced competition law against anti-competitive practices.

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  • 14-November-2015

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    OECD condemns terrorist attacks in Paris, expresses condolences and solidarity with France

    On behalf of the OECD, Secretary-General Angel Gurría tonight condemned in the strongest terms the barbaric terrorist attacks perpetrated in Paris on the evening of 13 November.

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  • 9-November-2015

    English

    OECD Labour and Employment Ministerial Meeting (14-15 January 2016)

    On 14-15 January 2016 the OECD will host a Ministerial meeting on Labour and Employment, and a Policy Forum on the Future of Work.

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  • 18-September-2015

    English

    The positive effects expected from the Macron Law show that France must pursue its structural reform initiatives

    In a note presented to French Economy Minister Emmanuel Macron today (only available in French), the OECD estimates that five sets of measures in the Macron Law could potentially increase France’s GDP by 0.3% over 5 years and by 0.4% over 10 years.

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  • 2-September-2015

    English

    Vocational training and adult learning for better skills in France

    France devotes a great deal of resources to vocational training for youths and especially adults, but the system is unduly complex and yields rather poor returns. The basic literacy and numeracy skills of many French adults remain weak in international comparison, with harmful effects on employment opportunities, wages and well-being.

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  • 1-September-2015

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    "Is school (still) one of the main routes of integration in France?" (in French only)

    This edition of the Migration Policy Debates looks at the capacity of the French educational system to integrate the most disadvantaged pupils and namely the foreign-born children or the offspring of foreign-born parents.

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  • 10-July-2015

    English

    OECD’s Gurría welcomes adoption of France’s Loi Macron

    With the passage of the law for Growth, Activity and Equality of Opportunities, the French government has taken a step forward in its efforts to strengthen the competitiveness of the economy,” OECD Secretary-General Angel Gurría said today.

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