Biographical note of Spain's Permanent Representative to the OECD.
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The labour market situation in Spain has improved continuously over the past three years. Employment in Spain, as a share of the population aged 15-74 years, has increased by more than 5 percentage points since the crisis trough in 2013 but, at 53.7%, it is still 5 percentage points below its pre-crisis level.
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En los últimos tres años las condiciones del mercado laboral español han mejorado ininterrumpidamente. El empleo, en porcentaje de la población de 15-74 años, subió en 5 puntos porcentuales desde su punto más bajo en 2013, pero, a 53.7%, es todavía 5 puntos inferior a su nivel pre-crisis.
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¿Un ascensor social roto? ¿Cómo se compara España?
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A broken social elevator? Key findings for Spain
I am delighted to take part in the closing of this session of the Ibero-American Council for Competitiveness and Productivity. I am sure that it was a very useful and productive meeting, given the content of the discussions but also given the presence of so many dear friends and in particular the two "Enriques from America": Iglesias and García.
I am grateful for the invitation to attend this meeting on one of the most important issues facing our societies: innovation in our education systems.
Mr. Angel Gurría, Secretary-General of the OECD, was in Madrid 13-15 June 2018. The Secretary-General delivered remarks at the event organised by the Consejo Iberoamericano para la Competitividad y Productividad: "Innovación gubernamental para un Estado al servicio de la Sociedad".
Mr. Angel Gurría, Secretary-General of the OECD, will be in Salamanca (Spain) on 21 May 2018, to deliver a speech at the IV International Meeting of University Rectors.
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Spain had the 15th highest tax wedge among the 35 OECD member countries in 2017. The country occupied the same position in 2016. The average single worker in Spain faced a tax wedge of 39.3% in 2017 compared with the OECD average of 35.9%.