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This country note from Going for Growth 2015 for Latvia identifies and assesses progress made on key reforms to boost long-term growth, improve competitiveness and productivity and create jobs.
En 2012, les statistiques officielles portaient à 25 200 le nombre de départs de Lettonie et à 12 300 le nombre d’entrées.
This publication highlights new evidence on policies to support job creation, bringing together the latest research on labour market, entrepreneurship and local economic development policy to help governments support job creation in the recovery. It also includes a set of country pages featuring, among other things, new data on skills supply and demand at the level of smaller OECD regions (TL3).
OECD Secretary-General Angel Gurría today welcomed the passage into law of Latvia's “Public Persons Enterprises and Capital Shares Governance Law”.
The decision of the OECD Council in 2013 to invite Latvia to begin the process of joining the Organisation is a strong statement by OECD countries. It shows their confidence in the strategic directions, achievements and capabilities of the Latvian government. It is a message which will be translated into more and better investments in Latvia; more and better jobs for Latvians; said OECD Secretary-General.
Latvia has taken an important first step in accession discussions with the OECD by delivering an Initial Memorandum
This publication compiles the material developed and discussed at a conference on the economic impact of emigration jointly organised by the OECD and the Latvian Ministry of Foreign Affairs on 17 December 2012.
The Baltic countries have experienced sustained emigration over the past decade, contributing to population decline and a loss of working-age population. The impact of this emigration is felt strongly in the labour market, the general economy and in social developments. How can countries deal with the impact of high levels of emigration?
Since taking office in 2009, Prime Minister Dombrovkis has drawn on his considerable experience as an economist and former Finance Minister to lead his country in its recovery from the effects of the global financial crisis. And we are glad to note that this hard work is already beginning to pay off.
Latvia considers membership in the OECD as an opportunity for further enhancing structural reforms, implementing social and economic policies, improving services to its citizens and learning from on-going reforms in other countries. Simultaneously, Latvia regards membership in the OECD as a matter of strategic importance due to the opportunities of participation in the global economic agenda and share the experience and best practices.