24 mars 2017

Going for Growth 2017: Policies for growth to benefit all

https://oecdecoscope.files.wordpress.com/2016/02/cropped-blog-clouds.jpgPosted . The support for governments’ pro-growth structural reform agenda is being undermined by the prolonged period of stagnating living standards that has affected a large share of the population in many countries.  Growing political headwinds are clearly one factor contributing to the steady slowdown in the pace of reforms observed since the immediate post-crisis years, (see first chart). Yet, the reforms are needed, both to escape the low-growth trap and to prepare for rapid technological changes. More...

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19 mars 2017

Croissance modeste des contrats de professionalisation en 2016, pourtant intégrés dans le plan 500 000 formations

http://alternatives-economiques.fr/blogs/abherve/files/abherve.jpgSur le blog de Michel Abhervé pour Alternatives économiques. Il met en application l’article 74 de la loi Valls El Khomri (voir La loi du 8 août 2016 assouplit le contrat de professionnalisation). On peut s’interroger sur le délai de sept mois nécessaire pour publier cet arrêté, surtout alors que le texte de cet article n’a pas été modifié durant le débat parlementaire. Suite...

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24 février 2017

Towards an empowering state: turning inclusive growth into a global reality

We live in turbulent times. Nine years on from the eruption of the financial crisis, we remain stuck in a low growth trap. To make matters worse, the great upheaval in our economies has now transmuted into a profound political crisis in many countries. More...

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19 février 2017

Globe-trotting colleges branch out for growth, enrollment opportunity

University Business LogoBy Stefanie Botelho. International branch campuses continue to offer American colleges and universities opportunities in branding, enrollment and research. And overseas countries, as luck would have it, are often as eager to host as U.S. universities are to set up shop. More...

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08 décembre 2016

China: Education part of G20 summit’s “innovative growth”

By Natalie Marsh. Deepening educational ties between the world’s strongest economies was on the agenda at the G20 summit held in Hangzhou, in the Chinese province of Zhejiang this week. More...

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26 novembre 2016

Education Technology and 'The Rise and Fall of American Growth'

By Joshua Kim. My job is predicated - and maybe my entire sense of self - on the idea that the future will be much better than the present. More...

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25 novembre 2016

Growth in Online Education at Private Colleges

HomeBy Carl Straumsheim. Private colleges are growing more accepting of online education, according to a survey of chief academic officers conducted by the Council of Independent Colleges and the Learning House. Read more...

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24 novembre 2016

To promote growth, Canada needs to fixate on data before credentials

By Stephen Downes - Stephen's Web. To promote growth, Canada needs to fixate on data before credentials
Nobina Robinson, Globe, Mail, 2016/10/28
The proposition is this: "If innovation is going to be the means through which we achieve growth and talent is the driving force behind innovation, let’s start by measuring this key input to growth correctly. More...

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16 novembre 2016

Boosting productivity is key for Malaysia to attain high-income-country status

https://oecdecoscope.files.wordpress.com/2016/02/cropped-blog-clouds.jpgPosted . Productivity growth is essential for living standards to durably improve. Malaysia has reached a development stage where growth needs to be driven more by productivity gains than the sheer accumulation of capital and labour inputs. The 11th Malaysia Plan (2016-20) sets an ambitious labour productivity growth target of 3.7% per year, well above than the 2% average growth recorded from 2011 to 2015. More...

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Urban green growth is about asking the right questions at the right time

Cities and urban areas represent unrivalled concentrations of people, economic growth, commercial networks, and innovation – and have the potential to make a significant contribution to the transition towards a low-carbon world. More...

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