Working Papers


  • 27-January-2009

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    Realising South Africa’s employment potential

    Unemployment in South Africa is extremely high and unevenly distributed, being concentrated among young less skilled blacks.

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  • 27-January-2009

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    Making the most of Norwegian schools

    Traditionally, the Norwegian compulsory education system has focused strongly on the linked goals of equal opportunities to learn, comprehensive and inclusive education.

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  • 15-November-2008

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    Socio-Economics in Mortality - Implications for pensions policy (OECD Social, Employment and Migration Working Papers N° 71)

    The analyses included in the report show that there are big socio-economic differences in mortality, especially for men, and they appear to have become bigger over time.

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  • 19-May-2008

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    Improving Education Outcomes in Germany

    This working paper suggests that while student achievement is above the OECD average in science and at the OECD average in reading and math according to the 2006 PISA study, weaker students tend to do badly by international comparison.

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  • 28-September-2007

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    Boosting Austria's Innovation Performance

    This working paper discusses Austria’s innovation performance, its innovation policies, and general framework conditions for innovation and growth.

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  • 9-August-2007

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    Enhancing Incentives to Improve Performance in the Education System in France

    The French education system has a mixed record. A generally very successful pre school and primary school level contrasts with underfunded public universities with high dropout rates which exist alongside very successful higher education institutions for elites, as discussed in this working paper.

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  • 9-August-2007

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    Combating Poverty and Social Exclusion in France (Economics Department Working Paper No. 569)

    Reducing poverty and social exclusion is an important objective for all French governments. Even though conventionally measured poverty is in fact lower than in most other countries, it is still higher than can be easily accepted.

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  • 25-September-2006

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    Adapting the Icelandic Education System to a Changing Environment (Economics Department Working Paper 516)

    This paper reviews Iceland's performance in skills accumulation against the backdrop of a rapidly changing economic environment and discusses directions for further improvements.

  • 12-September-2006

    English

    Removing Obstacles to Employment for Women in Ireland (Economics Department Working Paper 511)

    This working paper offers recommendations to continue to create a more favourable environment for women who want to enter the labour market.

  • 12-September-2006

    English

    Labour Market Reform in Germany: How to Improve Effectiveness (Economics Department Working Paper 512)

    Labour market reform in Germany needs to be followed up in order to raise the economy's capacity to generate employment, as discussed in this working paper.

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