OECD's 2013 Economic Survey of Ireland examines recent economic developments, policies and prospects. This issue's special chapters cover youth employment and innovation.
Table of contents:
Basic Statistics of Ireland, 2012 Executive summary Assessment and recommendations -Growth recovery and economic rebalancing -Building a pathway towards robust, sustainable and inclusive growth -Labour and social policies -Improving the environment for innovation and entrepreneurship -Bibliography -Annex A.1. Progress in structural reform -Annex A.2. Structural reforms to lift growth Chapter 1. Getting youth on the job track -The situation of youth in Irelandís labour market -Ensuring active labour market and benefit policies better support young unemployed -Improving the transition from school to work -Supporting youth self-employment and entrepreneurship -Better integration of disadvantaged youth -Bibliography Chapter 2. From bricks to brains: Increasing the contribution of knowledge-based capital to growth in Ireland -Moving towards a knowledge-capital based economy -Strengthening the institutional and policy making framework -Government financial support -Enhancing framework conditions for entrepreneurship and innovation -Bibliography -Annex 2.A1. Main innovation support agencies and programmes -Annex 2.A2. Main objectives of innovation support programmes . †