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Education at a Glance 2013 - Country notes and key fact tables
Italy has taken a range of initiatives to improve its natural resources and reduce energy intensity. Despite this progress, the OECD’s Environmental Performance Review of Italy says the country still faces numerous environmental challenges.
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Gains in female education attainment have contributed to a worldwide increase in women’s participation in the labour force, but considerable gaps remain in working hours, conditions of employment and earnings. More specific data for Italy are available in this country note.
Is growth possible in all OECD regions? Evidence suggests that it is. This report argues that helping underdeveloped regions to catch up with more developed ones will have a positive impact on a country’s national growth overall, and that such growth helps to build a fairer society, in which no region’s citizens are left behind.
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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.
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The Italian economy remains stuck in recession and unemployment may rise further.
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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
Enhancing inclusive growth and fiscal sustainability requires effective implementation of recent reforms and fiscal consolidation. Good public administration and the rule of law are essential for effective policy implementation.
The project, jointly implemented by the OECD LEED Programme and Unioncamere Lombardia, examined the capacity in Lombardy region to support new enterprise creation and the development of small and medium enterprises (SMEs) and how it can be enhanced through local economic and employment development policies.