The courageous structural reforms implemented in regulation, labour market, anti-corruption, civil justice, are setting the foundations for a stronger, more competitive and inclusive Italy. We estimate that the benefits of these measures could raise Italy’s GDP by some 4% over the next ten years, said OECD Secretary-General.
Conferenza internazionale sulle riforme strutturali in Italia, Discorso di apertura di Angel Gurría, Segretario generale OCSE
Italy has made a major effort to speed up long-overdue economic reforms but it is now essential to maintain the momentum, OECD Secretary-General Angel Gurría said today in Rome.
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Basandosi sulle esperienze degli altri Paesi OCSE, il presente opuscolo presenta un aggiornamento delle principali raccomandazioni OCSE su politiche decisive per il futuro dell’Italia.
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Over the past two years, Italy has made a tremendous effort to speed up long overdue structural reforms. These reforms have been courageous, ambitious and wide-ranging and could add up to an estimated 4% to GDP over the next 10 years. Drawing on OECD member countries’ experiences, this brochure presents an update of key OECD policy advice in areas that are critical to Italy’s future.
During his visit to Rome, Mr. Angel Gurría attended the “International Conference on Structural Reforms in Italy”. The aim of the Conference was to take stock of structural reforms recently adopted in Italy and to identify further steps to promote competitiveness, growth and employment while ensuring social cohesion.
Drawing on the OECD’s expertise in comparing country experiences and identifying best practices, this book tailors the OECD’s policy advice to the specific and timely priorities of Italy, focusing on how its government can make reform happen.
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Entry rates for higher education increased after Italy introduced a new degree structure in the early 2000s. While university-level attainment still remains below the OECD average, the gap for younger generations of Italians is expected to narrow over the next decade.
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Italy has been hit hard by the crisis and unemployment may rise further. The recent recession hit the Italian economy hard with the country experiencing a large fall in GDP at the height of the crisis in 2009
The OECD LEED Trento Centre organised a round-table session on "Divided we stand: Why inequality keep rising", on Friday 1 June at 11.00 a.m., Trento (Italy).