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OECD Economic Outlook No. 75, ch. VII. After nearly fifteen years of transition, the countries of Central Europe have entered the European Union on 1 May 2004. This chapter examines the consequences of this event for the four acceding countries that are members of the OECD (Czech Republic, Hungary, Poland and Slovak Republic).
This book demonstrates some of the pitfalls associated with services liberalisation but none the less recommends perseverance and even acceleration of the reforms.
This review analyses the key issues facing each of the Baltic States - Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania - given its specific economic and social trends.
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This guide is intended for policy and operational staff in government and development organisations who are involved in sector wide approaches (SWAPs). It is based on a number of case studies examining the experience of sector wide programmes in ...
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This paper examines the key problems in measuring productivity, provides guidance on how to address these issues, and discusses the appropriate use and interpretation of productivity indicators. OECD Economic Studies No. 33.
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OECD Economic Outlook No. 70, Chapter 5. This chapter examines various efficiency and equity aspects of post-secondary education and training.
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OECD Economic Outlook No. 68, Chapter 5. The OECD has recently revised its procedures fo estimating the NAIRU - rate of unemployment consistent with stable inflation.
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Chapter 7 of the OECD Economic Outlook No. 67. The past three years have been marked by favourable conditions in labour marketsin most Member countries.
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Chapter 4 ot of the OECD Economic Outlook No. 65. This chapter provides an up-to-date assessment of labour market performance and progress made in implementing the OECD Jobs Strategy.
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The OECD Jobs Strategy has been articulated around ten broad orientations for macroeconomic and structural policy which together form a comprehensive blueprint for action to create more jobs and reduce unemployment, and to increase standards of living and strengthen social cohesion.