OECD Employment Outlook 2004 Edition: Editorial ‐ Reassessing the OECD Jobs Strategy
Abstract:A decade ago, OECD countries adopted the Jobs Strategy as a blueprint for reforms to cut high and persistent unemployment. The Jobs Strategy shares many common features with the European Employment Strategy which was first launched in 1997. Since its inception, the OECD Jobs Strategy has played an influential role in the policy debate in member countries. And a Secretariat evaluation in 1999 suggested that those countries that had applied the Jobs Strategy the most had tended to perform relatively well in terms of improved labour market performance ...
Document Type: Review Article
Publication date: July 1, 2004