Today the battle for talent is as important as the battle for capital. In the knowledge economy, skilled migrants can offer a significant comparative advantage to local economies. Unskilled migrants are also in demand, particularly where demographic...
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This note summarizes the main characteristics of the Italy's education system. The full edition “Education at a Glance: OECD indicators 2006” provides a comparable and up-to-date array of education indicators enabling countries to see themselves in the light of other countries' performance.
This site contains a list of key references on Italy. The documentary database includes documents on partnership and local governance that have been published by governments, universities and other organisations.
Tax reform is an on-going process, with tax systems continuously adopting to reflect changing economic, social and political circumstances. Over the last two decades, almost all OECD countries have undertaken structural changes in their tax system which have altered the way these systems function and their economic and social impacts. In some countries – as, for instance, many of the Eastern European economies in transition - the
La globalizzazione impone ai paesi OCSE di essere all’avanguardia nello sviluppo di nuovi prodotti e di nuove idee nel settore turistico, per mantenere elevati standard di competitività. Se la concorrenza è il veicolo fondamentale d’innovazione nel settore turistico, cio’ non di meno la co-operazione resta essenziale. Imprenditori creativi possono contribuire a sviluppare in maniera più vantaggiosa le destinazioni turistiche. Queste
This event will address some concrete cases of Innovation and Entrepreneurship in the field of tourism. A session will also present some business and policy issues related to entrepreneurship and innovation in tourism and implications for policy.
The LEED Programme of the OECD and its Trento Centre held a two day capacity building seminar focusing on how policy makers and practitioners can use evaluation to better design and deliver local development strategies. The event took place on 10-12 July, 2006 in Trento, Italy.
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The interaction of floods and industrial accidents may be catastrophic. The study aims to document the current situation regarding the risk of accidents triggered by floods, and to prepare for a self-assessment of Italian practices.
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This note, taken from Chapter 2 of Economic Policy Reforms: Going for Growth 2006, contains information about the progress in implementing reforms in line with the 2005 priorities for Italy. In addition to passing of legislation or other decisions to implement reforms, the note records earlier stages of reform, such as government announcements and draft legislation presented to parliaments.
This book includes the papers presented at the workshop with report of some successful cases of regional employment development in each country, which was added to the papers based on the discussions at the workshop...