Making labor markets work: high performance in European labor agencies

Making labor markets work: high performance in European labor agencies
Document type
Report
Corporate author(s)
Accenture Institute for Public Service Value
Publisher
Accenture
Date of publication
1 November 2006
Series
Institute for Public Service Value
Subject(s)
Trends: economic, social and technology trends affecting business, People management: all aspects of managing people
Collection
Business and management
Material type
Reports

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This report analyzes the reasons why European labor markets are not working as well as they should. High unemployment and slow economic growth are hindering Europe's ability to compete on the global stage. However, European labor markets are not uniform in terms of the performance issues they face. In addition, the policies they adopt in response to these challenges vary from country to country. The report sets out the macro-economic challenges facing European countries and shows how these influence policy priorities for governments. In turn, these priorities dictate the actions taken by labor agencies.

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