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How's Life? 2013 - Country note - United Kingdom (PDF)
This book focuses on the role of employment and training agencies in contributing to job creation and productivity in Northern Ireland. It explores how Northern Ireland is implementing labour market and skills policy and putting measures in place at the local level to stimulate quality employment, inclusion and growth.
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.
Education at a Glance 2013 - Country notes and key fact tables
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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Gains in female education attainment have contributed to a worldwide increase in women’s participation in the labour force, but considerable gaps remain in working hours, conditions of employment and earnings. More specific data for the United Kingdom are available in this country note.
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.
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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.
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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The 2011 edition of Education at a Glance: OECD Indicators enables countries to see themselves in the light of other countries’ performance.