Between 2012 and 2013 the population of Latvia fell by 22 400 to 2 001 500, mainly because of emigration. Official statistics from Latvia indicated that outflows (22 600 in 2013) exceeded inflows (8 300), resulting in a net outflow of 14 300 in 2013.
This report provides a detailed diagnosis of the youth labour market and education system in Latvia from an international comparative perspective, and offers tailored recommendations to help improve school-to-work transitions. It also provides an opportunity for other countries to learn from the innovative measures that Latvia has taken to strengthen the skills of youth and their employment outcomes, notably through the implementation of a Youth Guarantee.
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This rapid policy assessment focused on supporting the unemployed in business creation and self-employment, notably the Measure for Commencing Commercial Activity or Self-employment is organised and promoted by the State Employment Agency.
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This fact sheet, from the publication Government at a Glance 2015, provides a dashboard of key indicators to help you analyse international comparisons of public sector performance.
This report evaluates the corporate governance framework for the Latvian state-owned enterprise sector relative to the OECD Guidelines on Corporate Governance of State-Owned Enterprises. The report was prepared at the request of the Republic of Latvia. It is based on a review involving all OECD countries.
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This country note from Going for Growth 2015 for Latvia identifies and assesses progress made on key reforms to boost long-term growth, improve competitiveness and productivity and create jobs.
Eiropas valstis ir sasniegušas nozīmīgus rezultātus sabiedrības veselības ziņā, taču gan valstu ietvaros, gan starp tām veselības stāvokļa ziņā joprojām vērojama būtiska nevienlīdzība. Jaundzimušo vidējais paredzamais mūža ilgums Eiropas Savienības (ES) dalībvalstīs kopš 1990.
The scheme Business incubators in the Latvian regions supports the establishment of business incubators in disadvantaged and rural regions to support entrepreneurs in setting-up and developing their business. The aim of the policy is to stimulate economic development of the Latvian regions outside of Riga.
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).
This chapter reviews key trends in science, technology and innovation (STI) policies, and performance in Latvia.