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Compulsory school education in Italy produces poor results in terms of 15-year-olds’ performance on PISA tests, compared with other OECD countries, despite a relatively high level of expenditure, as discussed in this working paper.
How can governments help small and innovative firms continue to grow in the midst of an economic crisis? Entrepreneurs, bankers, policy makers and academics will discuss this and other issues at the conference which is open to media.
To implement an entrepreneurship agenda, national governments needed to partner with local governments, the private sector, and civil society organisations. This seminar aimed to develop a dialogue between national and sub-national stakeholders in the entrepreneurship field.
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External links to: recent economic data; current interest rates and exchange rates; latest macroeconomic reports; current outlook and projections; government budget information; speeches; relevant sites.
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The OECD Employment Outlook 2009 indicates that the impact of the crisis on the labour market has been milder in Italy compared to a number of other OECD countries. In Italy, the unemployment rate reached 7.4% in March 2009, an increase of 0.8 percentage points compared to one year before.
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L’impatto della crisi sul mercato del lavoro italiano è stato fino a oggi moderato rispetto a molti altri paesi OCSE. Il tasso di disoccupazione ha raggiunto il 7,4% nel marzo 2009, con un incremento di 0,8 punti percentuali rispetto a un anno prima.
Governments should invest more money on children in the first six years of their lives to reduce social inequality and help all children, especially the most vulnerable, have happier lives, according to the OECD’s first ever report on child well-being in its 30 member countries.
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The OECD’s first ever publication on child well-being shows that Italian government spending on children is close to the OECD average overall. The big shortfall is for spending on young children, where Italy spends 80% of the OECD average...
Il seminario era indirizzato a coloro che lavorano all’interno di partenariati dedicati ai temi delle politiche per i giovani rivolti ad una delle seguenti aree: (i) promuovere l’imprenditorialità; (ii) iniziative di sviluppo delle competenze dei giovani; e (iii) integrare giovani svantaggiati
Hailing the designation of Enrico Giovannini as President of the Italian national statistics institute (Istituto nazionale di statistica - ISTAT), OECD Secretary-General Angel Gurría said this marks recognition of his contribution to strengthening the OECD’s position in this area.