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Following the delivery of the Strategy in May 2011, green growth will be mainstreamed in OECD analytical work to enrich guidance on a number of country, sector and issue-specific areas. This will involve integrating green growth considerations in Economic Surveys, Environmental Performance Reviews and Innovation Reviews.
Fostering sustainable and inclusive growth requires restoring public finances, along with measures to enhance workforce skills and further structural reforms of welfare, land-use planning, innovation and environmental policies.
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The EU Better Regulation project is a partnership between the OECD and the European Commission. It draws on the initiatives for Better Regulation promoted by both organisations over the last few years.
The UK economy is gradually emerging from the recession and rebalancing away from overreliance on debt–finance and government spending towards more investment and exports. A wide ranging programme of fiscal consolidation and structural reforms aims at ensuring a sustainable and balanced recovery
The 2002 review of the United Kingdom shows that the country is confronted to challenges that are characteristic a regulatory regime that has reach maturity and is at the cutting edge. The 2010 report on Better Regulation analyses key questions for the good management of regulatory policy and reform. You will also find updated information on regulatory policy and governance in the United Kingdom.
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The UK economy has been broadly flat over the past two years. Employment has risen slightly, while the unemployment rate has stayed close to 8%. Projections in the 2012 OECD Employment Outlook foresee some increase in the unemployment rate that could even reach 9% in 2013.
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Health spending accounted for 9.6% of GDP in the United Kingdom in 2010, just above the OECD average of 9.5%.
This report summarises the analysis, findings and policy recommendations from the project on Climate Change, Employment and Local Development undertaken by the OECD Local Economic and Employment Development (LEED) Programme.
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This country note provides information on latest trends in income inequalities as well as key findings from the 2011 OECD report "Divided We Stand: Why Inequality Keeps Rising".