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21 January 2019

Skills for Jobs: How to get the most out of the OECD’s database

(From ) The world of work is changing amid technological developments and globalisation. For employees and employers, it’s important to know which skills are in demand – and in excess – in certain countries and occupations. This is where the Skills for Jobs database comes in. What is the Skills for Jobs database? Launched in 2017 by the OECD, Skills for Jobs provides information on skills shortages and surpluses in 40 countries, as well as occupational imbalances. It looks at cognitive, social and physical skills, and can help you understand which skills are hard to find and...
11 October 2018

European Commission and OECD launch entrepreneurship tool

The European Commission and the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) have jointly published a tool which can act as a catalyst to make entrepreneurship policies in a city, region or EU country more inclusive and more social.
05 December 2017

Disadvantaged groups in the labour market: OECD/EU report marks added value of entrepreneurship

Policy measures to facilitate entrepreneurship among disadvantaged groups can help create jobs and tackle social exclusion, according to The Missing Entrepreneurs 2017, a joint report by the OECD and European Commission.
11 April 2017

Commission welcomes OECD report on 'Getting Skills Right'

The report 'Getting Skills Right - Financial Incentives for Education and Training systems' was published yesterday by the Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD).
06 April 2016

Launch of the OECD–EUIPO report on the economic impact of counterfeit trade

Published : Wed, 06 Apr 2016 Event: 18/04/2016 @ OECD Conference Centre Counterfeit and pirated trade is a significant economic risk that undermines innovation and hampers economic growth. This open launch event will present the key findings...
04 December 2015

Expanding business start-up support for disadvantaged groups can tackle unemployment and social exclusion, report said

The Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) and European Commission have published The Missing Entrepreneurs 2015, which examines the potential of inclusive entrepreneurship policies and programmes in the European Union. Target group...

Launch of Euro-Mediterranean Energy Platforms

(From ) NEWS An 'Environmental Policy Toolkit for SME Greening', based on OECD analysis on SME-related policies and the extensive work of the EC on the implementation 2008 Small Business Act for Europe, has been published by the EU-funded EaP Green project. The Toolkit, available in English and Russian, has been prepared to help Eastern Partnership governments...