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  • 24-November-2015

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    Education at a Glance 2015: Latvia

    This country note provides data on the output of educational institutions; the impact of learning in Latvia; the financial and human resources invested in education; access, participation and progression in education; and the learning environment and organisation of schools.

  • 13-November-2015

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    Latvia: Measures to encourage innovation and business start-ups among youth

    This country note provides an overview of a set of activities to encourage entrepreneurship, orientated towards young people. It also presents key inclusive entrepreneurship data for Latvia.

  • 29-October-2015

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    8th Meeting of the Global Forum on Transparency and Exchange of Information for Tax Purposes

    Keeping tax transparency high on the agenda of Governments and taking steps to ensure a worldwide level playing field will top the agenda during the 8th meeting of the Global Forum on Transparency and Exchange of Information for Tax Purposes, in Bridgetown, Barbados on 29-30 October 2015.

  • 21-October-2015

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    Latvia’s fight against foreign bribery overshadowed by enforcement weaknesses

    Latvia has improved its laws since acceding to the OECD Anti-Bribery Convention in 2014. Yet serious personnel issues until recently as well as negative government commentary concerning KNAB, Latvia’s anti-corruption law enforcement agency, have cast doubts over its capacity to enforce those laws.

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  • 27-August-2015

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    Latvia should expand work-based vocational training to boost young people’s job prospects

    Latvia should step up its efforts to improve the employment prospects of young people by continuing to reform its vocational education system and pursuing the commitments made as part of the Youth Guarantee to further reduce the share of young people under 30 who are not in employment, education or training.

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  • 21-August-2015

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    Policy areas for increasing productivity in Latvia

    Much of the convergence of the Latvian economy needs to come from productivity increases. To achieve this, policy makers should do more to facilitate the integration of the economy into global trade and promote competitive business environment.

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  • 21-August-2015

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    Improving public sector efficiency for more inclusive growth in Latvia

    This working paper explores avenues to improve public sector efficiency in Latvia, a catching-up and ageing economy where spending needs are large.

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  • 25-February-2015

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    Reforms can support growth and equity in Latvia, OECD says

    The Latvian economy is among the fastest-growing in the euro area, but continued reforms will promote a rapid and sustainable pace of convergence with upper-income countries while limiting the risk of repeated boom-and-bust cycles, according to the OECD Economic Survey of Latvia.

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  • 19-November-2014

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    Job Creation and Local Economic Development in Latvia

    This publication highlights new evidence on policies to support job creation, bringing together the latest research on labour market, entrepreneurship and local economic development policy to help governments support job creation in the recovery. It also includes a set of country pages featuring, among other things, new data on skills supply and demand at the level of smaller OECD regions (TL3).

  • 17-October-2014

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    OECD’s Gurría welcomes passage of Latvian law on governance of state-owned enterprises

    OECD Secretary-General Angel Gurría today welcomed the passage into law of Latvia's “Public Persons Enterprises and Capital Shares Governance Law”.

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