Growth & Employment
A private sector aged-care boss has been appointed to lead New Zealand’s new Ministry for Vulnerable...
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UK Treasury: Future governments must run budget surplus
The UK wants to pass a law forcing future governments to maintain a budget...
- Posted June 10, 2015
Scandinavia hailed as success at World Economic Forum
Scandinavian countries are the most successful in the world at fighting wage inequality, a...
- Posted January 26, 2015
Mexico – Does More Trade Make It A Better Place To Work?
The second United States-Mexico High Level Economic Dialogue (HLED) started on 6 January 2015....
- Posted January 8, 2015
Can Africa Balance Growth with Reform?
The latest African Economic Outlook contains plenty of positive news and data. But can...
- Posted June 12, 2014
Forum: To cut or not to cut?
Do public sector cuts help drive growth, or put the brakes on recovery? Tim...
- Posted May 16, 2014
IMF chief has “great hope” for Kenya after visit
The economic outlook for Kenya looks positive, with ongoing fiscal and policy reforms set...
- Posted May 8, 2014
Sub-Saharan Africa set for “robust” economic growth, says IMF
The IMF’s latest ‘Regional Economic Outlook’ report on Sub-Saharan Africa projects strong growth for...
- Posted April 30, 2014
Employment rate up in OECD area at end of 2013
The latest figures from the OECD show that the employment rate of its member...
- Posted April 28, 2014
Figures reveal success of small nations
While larger countries naturally get most of the airtime, small developed countries have done...
- Posted April 13, 2014
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Ukraine and Canada sign free trade deal
Ukraine and Canada formally signed a free trade deal during a visit to Kiev...
- Posted July 11, 2016
New Zealand civil service looking to introduce name-blind recruitment
New Zealand’s civil service is looking to introduce name-blind recruitment in an effort to...
- Posted July 8, 2016
Public service unions seek court order to force government to pay its workers
Public service unions representing thousands of Canadian government officials have gone to court over...
- Posted July 7, 2016
U.S. government urged to recruit ‘aggressively’ in face of retirement boom
U.S. government departments should “aggressively recruit and hire” people into the public service as a...
- Posted June 23, 2016
OECD calls on Canada to design new policies to boost productivity
The Canadian economy is adjusting to the fall in commodity prices, but additional policies...
- Posted June 14, 2016