Modernisation has mainly been achieved by training young Slovenians to fill new occupations. In contrast, those with obsolete skills tend to retire or become unemployed rather than retrain, leaving Slovenia with persistent long-term unemployment, and amongst the lowest employment rates of older workers in the OECD.
Economic outcomes have improved considerably since Slovenia’s serious economic crisis ended in 2013.
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The employment rate in Slovenia fell below the OECD average after the recession and has not recovered yet. In the last quarter of 2016, the OECD average was 61%, while the Slovenian employment rate stood at 58.5% - more than 4 percentage points lower than its 2008 peak.
These country specific notes provide figures and commentary from the Taxation and Skills publication that examines how tax policy can encourage skills development in OECD countries.
As part of the STI Outlook 2016, the OECD has released policy profiles by country. These include cross-country analyses that draw on the first joint EC-OECD survey on STI policies. They focus on major STI policy areas, instruments and trends.
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This country note provides an environmental tax and carbon pricing profile for Slovenia. It shows environmentally related tax revenues, taxes on energy use and effective carbon rates.
This page contains all information relating to implementation of the OECD Anti-Bribery Convention in Slovenia.