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This country note, extracted from the STI Scoreboard 2009, explores recent developments in matters relating to innovation, science, technology and globalisation in France.
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This country note, based on the new biennial publication Government at a glance, provides indicators describing key elements underlying government structure and performance of France, from the perspective of revenues, expenditures and employment.
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The OECD Employment Outlook indicates that the French unemployment rate is likely to increase further and could even approach 11% by the end of 2010 if the recovery fails to gain momentum.
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This 2009 edition of Education at a Glance includes first results from TALIS, a survey on teacher practices, new analysis of the social benefits of education, new information on long-term unemployment and involuntary part-time work among young adults, and new data on the benefits of education.
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The over-65s rely more on public transfers for their income than almost anywhere else... Reforms of the French pension system have substantially cut future pension benefits for today’s workers: by around 20% for average earners...
OECD has launched a series of reports in 16 countries including France. Each report contains a survey of the main barriers to employment for young people, an assessment of the adequacy and effectiveness of existing measures to improve the transition from school to work.
Despite progress in recent years, there is growing evidence that OECD countries are not on track to reach some of their key environmental goals. This report examines the strategies and instruments that governments use to ensure compliance with pollution prevention and control regulations.
How is France affected by the global economic crisis? What strategy to eliminate the general government budget deficit? What are the main sources of potential savings? How to raise the employment rates of youth and older workers? What explains the gradual erosion of French export market shares? To what extent should private R&D be supported by public funding? What measures to foster competition in services sectors?
Country Notes from OECD Economic Policy Reforms: Going for growth 2011 presenting OECD recommendations for structural reform priorities for individual countries.
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This note, taken from Chapter 3 of Economic Policy Reforms: Going for Growth 2009, contains information about the progress in implementing reforms in line with the 2008 priorities for France.