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This report was prepared by the Educational Policy Institute, Ministry of Education, Science, Research and Sport of the Slovak Republic, as an input to the OECD Review of Policies to Improve the Effectiveness of Resource Use in Schools (School Resources Review).
The Slovak Republic was among the fastest growing OECD economies in the last decade. It is broadly recognised that the 2004 tax reform contributed to this success. Ten years after this fundamental reform, however, the time has come to re-evaluate some of the key characteristics of the Slovak tax system.
The Secretary-General introduced Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign and European Affairs of the Slovak Republic to the Special Meeting of the OECD Council.
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This country note from Going for Growth 2015 for the Slovak Republic identifies and assesses progress made on key reforms to boost long-term growth, improve competitiveness and productivity and create jobs.
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This report depicts key policies, processes and factors related to the management of resources and their use in the Slovak pre-primary, primary and secondary education system.
The inflow of migrants to the Slovak Republic have declined in the aftermath of the economic crisis (the inflow of foreigners halved between 2008 and 2011), while outflows were stable or slightly increasing.
This book provides, from an international perspective, an independent analysis of major issues facing the educational evaluation and assessment framework, current policy initiatives, and possible future approaches in the Slovak Republic.
In the past year, Slovakia has made considerable progress in recovering its economic dynamism. GDP is set to grow by 2.6% in 2014 and 2.8% in 2015, double the rate of 2013. We estimate that the rate of economic expansion will increase further in 2016 to reach 3.4%. Slovakia’s real GDP per capita is now further ahead of pre-crisis levels – than in any other Eurozone country.
Mr. Angel Gurría, Secretary-General of the OECD, will be in Bratislava, on Wednesday 5 November 2014. During his visit, the Secretary-General will present the 2014 OECD Economic Survey of the Slovak Republic.
Slovakia’s growth performance has improved, but there is still a lot to get growth back to pre-crisis rates, and to ensure all regions and segments of society can benefit. The country is still facing worryingly high levels of unemployment, which peaked at 14% in 2013. Two-thirds of those without jobs were affected by long-term unemployment.