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  • 30-April-2018

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    The Greek economy is recovering. Improving debt sustainability, tackling poverty and boosting investment are vital to sustaining the positive momentum.

    Greece’s recovery from deep economic depression is finally gaining traction, according to the OECD. Economic growth has started to pick up led by a rise in exports while labour market reforms have improved competitiveness and are helping to create jobs.

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  • 19-April-2018

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    Greece can turn its education system into a source of inclusive and sustainable growth

    With a qualified and well-engaged teacher workforce, motivated 15-year-old students with a strong sense of school belonging, and one of the lowest dropout rates across the European Union, Greece is well placed to build a strong and inclusive education system.

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  • 23-May-2017

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    Improving education and training will boost growth and productivity in Greece

    Greece should prioritise investment in education and training and improve the quality of teaching and educational leadership in order to boost medium and long-term growth prospects, according to a new OECD report.

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  • 7-November-2016

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    Boosting competition will help Greece’s consumers and businesses

    Lifting many of the regulations stifling business competition in Greece would benefit both consumers, through lower prices, and firms, via higher turnover, according to the OECD.

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  • 5-October-2016

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    OECD and European Commission launch project to support Greece’s Anti-Corruption Action Plan

    The OECD and the Greek Government, with the support of the European Commission, today launched a collaboration project to strengthen Greece’s action plan to fight corruption.

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  • 24-June-2016

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    Improve skills to build fairer, more inclusive societies

    Poor skills severely reduce a person’s chance of a better-paying and more-rewarding job, and have a major impact on how the benefits of economic growth are shared within societies. In countries where large shares of adults have poor skills, it is difficult to introduce productivity-enhancing technologies and new ways of working, which stalls improvements in living standards, according to a new OECD report.

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  • 10-March-2016

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    Tackling poverty and inequality in Greece is crucial to recovery from crisis

    Boosting economic growth and investment to create jobs, improve the stability of public finances and provide an effective social safety net are crucial to help Greece recover from the profound social costs of the economic crisis, says the OECD in its latest report.

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  • 17-June-2015

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    Secretary-General Gurría and Finance Minister Varoufakis meet to discuss OECD support for Greece’s structural reforms

    OECD Secretary-General Angel Gurría and Greece’s Finance Minister, Yanis Varoufakis, met today to discuss the design and implementation of a series of reforms that the Greek Government is planning to introduce in different policy areas.

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  • 20-March-2015

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    Greece should tackle not only domestic corruption but also foreign bribery

    The risk of Greek companies bribing foreign officials is substantial, but Greece has not given the same priority to fighting foreign bribery as it has to domestic corruption.

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  • 12-March-2015

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    OECD and Greece to cooperate on reforms needed to ensure inclusive growth

    The OECD and Greece agreed today to work together on the design and implementation of the structural reforms needed to ensure inclusive and sustainable economic growth.

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