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Spain is immersed in a prolonged recession that has been compounded by the continuing crisis in the euro area. The path to recovery has been launched, but will require full implementation of reforms and some additional measures to restore confidence in the financial sector, redress public finances and bring down high unemployment, according to the OECD’s latest Economic Survey of Spain.
OECD Secretary-General Angel Gurría becomes a Member of the Real Academia Española de Ciencias Económicas y Financieras (Spanish Royal Academy of Economic and Financial Sciences)
Discurso de Ingreso en la Real Academia de Ciencias Económicas y Financieras, Palabras de Angel Gurría, Secretario General OCDE. Barcelona, España, 22 de noviembre de 2012.
OECD Secretary-General Angel Gurría's address entitled, "An OECD Perspective on the Competitiveness of the European Economy," given after being inducted into the Spanish Royal Academy of Economic and Financial Sciences in Barcelona on 22 November 2012.
Secretary-General Angel Gurría will be in Madrid on Thursday, 29 November 2012 to present the 2012 OECD Economic Survey of Spain.
Mr. Angel Gurría will travel to Cádiz, Spain, on 16th and 17th November 2012, to participate in the XXII Iberoamerican Summit gathering the Heads of State and Government of Spain, Portugal and Latin America.
The 2000 OECD Review of Regulatory Reform in Spain presents an overall picture of regulatory achievements and challenges. The 2010 report on Better Regulation analyses key questions for the good management of regulatory policy and reform. Updated information on regulatory policy and governance in Spain is also included.
OECD Secretary-General Angel Gurría welcomes the Spanish government's budget and the economic policy measures announced yesterday.
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Education at a Glance 2012: Country Notes - Spain
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Virtually all three-year-olds in Spain are enrolled in school, most of them in public institutions. Spain’s expenditure on pre-primary education (for public institutions) amounts to 0.9% of GDP, compared to the OECD average of 0.5% of the combined GDP.