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Labour market and social policies in the Baltic countries

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Published by OECD in Paris .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Baltic States,
  • Baltic States.
    • Subjects:
    • Labor market -- Baltic States.,
    • Manpower policy -- Baltic States.,
    • Baltic States -- Social policy.

    • About the Edition

      Also available on the World Wide Web.

      Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references.

      Statement[written by Anders Reuterswärd].
      SeriesEmerging economies transition
      ContributionsOrganisation for Economic Co-operation and Development.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHD5797.75.A6 R48 2003
      The Physical Object
      Pagination177 p. :
      Number of Pages177
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3763105M
      ISBN 109264100067
      LC Control Number2003469117
      OCLC/WorldCa52163809

        The edition of the OECD Employment Outlook presents new evidence on changes in job stability, underemployment and the share of well-paid jobs, and discusses the policy implications of these changes with respect to how technology, globalisation, population ageing, and other megatrends are transforming the labour market in OECD countries. A trade union (or a labor union in the U.S.) is an association of workers forming a legal unit or legal personhood, usually called a "bargaining unit", which acts as bargaining agent and legal representative for a unit of employees in all matters of law or right arising from or in the administration of a collective unions typically fund the formal organization, head office. All three Baltic countries have liberal market economies. Baltic States entered the EU in Estonia also joined the euro zone in ; Latvia joins on 1 st January , and Lithuania on 1 st January In all three states exhibit recovery trends with GDP growth and employment rate increase among the highest in the EU.   The purpose of the paper is to analyse how labour market and labour market institutions reacted during recent crises. In early s Estonia introduced a set of rather unique policy options like currency board as a ground for monetary policy, low taxes, open foreign trade policy, low public sector debts, annually balanced state budget by: 7.


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Labour Market and Social Policies in the Baltic Countries. The Baltic States - Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania - have made impressive progress since the early s. They have now almost completed their preparations for accession to the EU.

Most elements of labour market and social policy have been thoroughly reformed over the past decade. Labour market and social policies in the Baltic countries. Paris: OECD, © (OCoLC) Material Type: Government publication, International government publication, Internet resource: Document Type: Book, Internet Resource: All Authors / Contributors: Anders Reuterswärd; Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development.

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Labour Market and Social Policies in the Baltic Countries This review analyses the key issues facing each of the Baltic States - Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania - given its specific economic and social trends.

Data and research on social and welfare issues including families and children, gender equality, GINI coefficient, well-being, poverty reduction, human capital and inequality., Lithuania has undergone major economic and social change since the early s.

Despite an exceptionally deep recession following the global financial crisis, impressive economic Labour market and social policies in the Baltic countries book over the past two decades has.

This report analyses the main challenges for labour market and social policies in Slovenia and considers the available policy options from the perspective of OECD countries' experience. Click to download PDF. OECD Reviews of Labour Market and Social Policies: Latvia Labour Market and Social Policies in the Baltic Countries provides an in-depth discussion of pension policy and pension.

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Also available on the World Wide Web. Baltic disability policies are marked by Soviet welfare history, where social security and social services, insofar as they were deemed necessary, were largely administered through trade unions.

Labour market policies comprise a range of financial and practical policy interventions that can help people when they face difficulties in the labour market. They aim to bring the unemployed and the inactive into employment and help people in low-quality or threatened jobs find better employment opportunities.

The book offers convincing policy recommendations for the better management of labour market changes from an economic and social point of view, while keeping in mind the overarching long-term goal.

This book argues, with case studies contributed by outstanding national experts, that the flexicurity approach is the most relevant for Central and Eastern European countries and suggests appropriate reforms of economic policy, institutional framework of the labour market, labour market policy and education and social policies in this region.

Recent trends in lab our market policies The main source of comparable data on labour market policies across countries and over time is the well-known data base compiled by OECD and Eurostat.

The standard classification of labour market policies followed by the OECD/Eurostat data base distinguishes between so-called “active” measuresCited by: The performance of labour markets differs between EU countries and regions, which is negatively affecting economic and social cohesion both within and between EU member states.

Companies still face challenges in terms of unnecessary rigidities in labour law, excessively high non-wage labour costs. Structural weaknesses are also caused by a mismatch between the skills provided by education and.

Swedish labour market policy is based on the activation principle; compared to most European countries, Sweden spends a substantial amount on active labour market programmes. In /94, almost 50% of total government expenditure on labour market policies was devoted to such programmes, while only just under 50% was spent on cash benefits.

The Labour Market Review discusses the most important trends in the Estonian labour market, labour supply and demand, institutional developments of the labour market, and other related issues. and the central banks of the Nordic and Baltic countries. Eesti Pank represents Estonia in the IMF.

Covid crisis has revealed that many Latvians have been working abroad illegally and are socially unprotected - Rinkevics The crisis brought about by the Covid pandemic has revealed that many Latvians have been employed in foreign countries illegally and are socially unprotected now, Foreign Minister Edgars Rinkevics (New Unity) said in a video link organized by New Unity.

Scandinavian Labour and Social Policy Models for a Preventive Welfare State Reference is often made in discussions of the preventive welfare state in Germany to Scandinavian welfare states. This paper provides a systematic account of the im-plementation of preventive social policy in the Nordic Size: KB.

Labour market stratification 45 Industrial structures, labour market structures and inequality 48 Basic conceptual views: Inequalities in the labour market 49 Primary and secondary sectors and labour markets 51 Segmented labour supply 58 Labour markets and wages policies Database of labour market practices Database of national practices on European employment policies and measures.

This database gathers practices in the field of employment submitted by European countries for the purposes of mutual learning. The purpose of the paper is to analyse how labour market and labour market institutions reacted during recent crises. In early s Estonia introduced a set of rather unique policy options like currency board as a ground for monetary policy, low taxes, open foreign trade policy, low public sector debts, annually balanced state budget by: 7.

Swedish and Danish labour market policies from the s and forward and specifically changes in the scope of various labour market policy measures. Sweden will be the main case under study, with Denmark as a comparative case. The main empirical data is public expenditures on labour market programs (OECD ).

The concept of activation. The article was prepared for the Roundtable-Seminar «Labor market in the Baltic States and the EU: patterns and paradoxes» held in the Baltic International Academy (BIA) on 7 December Its organisers: BIA, online magazine The Baltic Course, Employers' Confederation of Latvia and the Diplomatic Economic Club (DEC).

Latvia has undergone major economic and social change since the early s. Despite an exceptionally deep recession following the global financial crisis, impressive economic growth over the past two decades has narrowed income and productivity gaps relative to comparator countries in the OECD.

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Labour market policies around the world. Challenges to implementing labour market policies in developing countries. Evidence from the global financial crisis of – Do labour market policies work?File Size: 1MB. In the Baltic Sea Region (BSR) the labour participation of women and elders is very low particularly in the countries south of the Baltic Sea.

This publication was developed as part of the flagship project of the EU Strategy for the Baltic Sea Region “Innovative SMEs by Gender and Age (QUICK-IGA)”. The Nordic model comprises the economic and social policies as well as typical cultural practices common to the Nordic countries (Denmark, Finland, Iceland, Norway and Sweden).

This includes a comprehensive welfare state and multi-level collective bargaining based on the economic foundations of free-market capitalism, with a high percentage of the workforce unionised and a large percentage of.

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The trajectories depend not only on the personal characteristic of the young person but also on the institutional settings, especially on educational system, labour market regulations, employment policies and overall economic by: 1. Downloadable. The Eastern enlargement of the European Union and the requirements of the European Monetary Union call for increased flexibility of labour markets in both the current EU members and candidate countries.

If labour markets and institutions are rigid in the monetary union, market disequilibrium is likely to grow. The present paper aims to give a macroeconomic overview of the. Figure 1. Methodological framework of the current study on institutional structure of labour markets in the Baltic States Within the government the elaboration and execution of social policies, including labour and income policy, is regulated by various agencies whose structure differs in the three Baltic States.

With a mixed safety-net record, Latvia scores relatively poorly overall (rank 32) with regard to social policies. Its score on this measure has declined by point since Education reform has been a key government focus.

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In Esping-Andersen distinguished among three ideal-types of welfare state regimes, defined according to two dimensions; degree of decommodification and stratification and labour market former refers to the extent to which social policies make individuals independent of the market, while the latter concerns the extent to which the welfare state differentiates in Cited by: 2.

Estonian labour market reactions to the crises were first reported by Masso and Krillo (). They showed in their comparative study how wages were reduced in all the Baltic countries, how wage inequality increased and they also touched on some other forms of labour market flexibility, like flows between labour market states and job by: 7.

The authors thus consider the question of whether the economic crisis has also brought a labour market policy reform crisis in its wake.

The three researchers studied six EU member states (the Czech Republic, Denmark, France, Germany, Spain and the United Kingdom) and observed different response patterns depending on the interpretative framing. Labor Markets and social policy in Central and Eastern Europe: the accession and beyond (English) Abstract.

This book summarizes social policy reform during the transition and European Union accession and analyses the social policy challenges which continue to face both old and new member by:.

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