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  • 9-July-2015

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    OECD Employment Outlook 2015 - Key findings for Portugal

    Portugal was hit hard by the economic and financial crisis and unemployment hit record levels. However, a rapid decline in unemployment rates (and increase in employment rates) has been recorded since early 2013.

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  • 7-July-2015

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    OECD Health Statistics 2015 - Country Notes

    Specific country notes have been prepared using data from the database OECD Health Statistics 2015, July 2015 version. The notes are available in PDF format.

  • 27-May-2015

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    Health care quality improved in Portugal, despite tight budgets

    The Portuguese National Health Service has responded well to financial pressure, successfully balancing the twin priorities of financial consolidation and continuous quality improvement, according to a new OECD report.

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  • 1-April-2015

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    Mr. Angel Gurría, Secretary-General of the OECD, in Lisbon on 1 April 2015

    Mr. Gurría met with Prime Minister Pedro Passos Coelho and presented the Review of Policy Indicators as well as the Skills Strategy Diagnostic Report for Portugal.

  • 1-April-2015

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    Skills will drive inclusive economic growth in Portugal (OECD Education Today Blog)

    Skills will drive inclusive economic growth in Portugal

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  • 16-March-2015

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    International community continues making major progress to end tax evasion

    The Global Forum on Transparency and Exchange of Information for Tax Purposes published today 9 new peer review reports, including a Phase 1 Supplementary Report for Switzerland, demonstrating continuing progress toward implementation of the international standard for exchange of information on request.

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  • 16-March-2015

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    Mr. Aníbal Cavaco Silva, President of Portugal, at the OECD on 16 March 2015

    Following a bilateral meeting with Secretary-General Angel Gurría and a seminar on recent economic and social developments, President Cavaco Silva addressed the OECD Council.

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  • 19-November-2014

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    Job Creation and Local Economic Development in Portugal

    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).

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  • 27-October-2014

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    Fundamental reforms paving the way for economic recovery in Portugal, OECD says

    Fundamental reforms have helped put the Portuguese economy back on the right track, but a durable recovery will require additional measures to improve export competitiveness, create jobs and ensure social protection for those most in need, according to the latest OECD Economic Survey of Portugal.

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  • 10-October-2014

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    The Role of National Ecosystem Assessments in Influencing Policy Making

    An ecosystem assessment is a social process through which the findings of science concerning the causes of ecosystem change, their consequences for human well-bring, and the management and policy options are evaluated. The main objective of the paper is to draw insights from experience in the UK, Japan, Spain and Portugal of the added value to policy making of undertaking national level ecosystem assessments.

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