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People with university degrees have suffered far fewer job losses during the global economic crisis than those who left school without qualifications, according to the latest edition of the OECD’s annual Education at a Glance.
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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.
Since the restoration of independence in 1991, Estonia has met the challenge of establishing a fully functional, stable, and modern state.
The Estonian fiscal position is much better than in many OECD countries, the country stands out for having a rather lean government sector and the authorities are striving for efficient use of existing resources.
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An analysis of Estonia’s trade policy-related institutions and regulations and their influence on market openness, covering transparency, non-discrimination, trade restrictiveness, harmonisation towards international standards, conformity assessment procedures and intellectual property rights.
Estonia has already experienced many benefits of increasing international integration, most obviously in significant convergence.
Estonia is recovering from a deep recession. Main policy challenges are: avoid cyclical unemployment becoming structural; strengthen fiscal framework; address non performing loans; reap efficiency gains in government operations and make more out of globalisation as a sustainable driver of growth
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This one-pager note presents key findings for Estonia from Society at a Glance 2011 - OECD Social indicators. This 2011 publication also provides a special chapter on unpaid work across the OECD.
Biographical note of Estonia's Permanent Representative to the OECD.
In his speech at the Estonian Acadamy of Sciences, the Secretary-General emphasised the value-added of the OECD as a provider of evidence-based policy advice, based on comparative analysis, a multidisciplinary approach and peer learning.