Publications & Documents


  • 10-August-2007

    English

    Meeting the Challenges of Decentralisation in France

    Despite France’s previously well deserved reputation as a highly centralised state, a significant number of responsibilities have been devolved to regional and local government over the past two decades. The process has not been easy, as is discussed in this working paper.

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  • 9-August-2007

    English

    Enhancing Incentives to Improve Performance in the Education System in France

    The French education system has a mixed record. A generally very successful pre school and primary school level contrasts with underfunded public universities with high dropout rates which exist alongside very successful higher education institutions for elites, as discussed in this working paper.

  • 9-August-2007

    English

    Combating Poverty and Social Exclusion in France (Economics Department Working Paper No. 569)

    Reducing poverty and social exclusion is an important objective for all French governments. Even though conventionally measured poverty is in fact lower than in most other countries, it is still higher than can be easily accepted.

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  • 3-July-2007

    English

    Review on "Clusters and Entrepreneurship"

    The LEED Programme released a report on "Clusters and Entrepreneurship: International Comparisons" in June 2007. The aim of this study was to give policy advice on how to adapt and strengthen the policy framework in order to support cluster and entrepreneurship de

  • 5-March-2007

    English, , 496kb

    Improving Co-ordination between Environmental and Health Policies: Final Report

    The report provides evidence-based recommendations to improve policy co-ordination between environment and health. It incluses case studies on Canada, France and the United Kingdom to better understand the existing level of co-ordination between environmental and health policies.

  • 16-February-2007

    English, , 220kb

    The Changing Labour Market and the Future of Higher Education (Paris, February 12-13 2007): French labour markets and occupations in 2015 - France

    How might the changing labour market transform higher education ? Expert meeting OCDE/CERI 12-13 Feb. 2007

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  • 13-February-2007

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    Economic Policy Reforms: Going for Growth 2007 - France Country Note

    This note, taken from Chapter 2 of Economic Policy Reforms: Going for Growth 2007, contains information about the progress in implementing reforms in line with the 2006 priorities for France.

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  • 13-December-2006

    German

    OECD-Berechnungen zu den Auswirkungen des Klimawandels auf die Skiregionen in den Alpen

    Nahezu alle Skigebiete in Deutschland und rund 70 Prozent der Skiregionen in Österreich müssen durch den Klimawandel um die Schneesicherheit fürchten und damit um die wirtschaftliche Grundlage des Wintertourismus.

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  • 13-December-2006

    English

    OECD warns climate change is threatening Europe's skiing trade

    Many regions in the Alps had the warmest November on record, delaying the arrival of snow by several weeks and worrying ski operators. As the first flurries are coating Alpine slopes, questions arise: was this balmy autumn an exception or a harbinger of the effects ..

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  • 8-December-2006

    English

    Tenth Meeting of the EECCA Environmental Finance Network

    Environmental Finance Network Meeting of experts from Eastern Europe, Caucuses and Central Asia (EECCA). The meeting will be held on 22-23 February 2007 at the OECD Headquarters in Paris.

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