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OECD Employment Outlook 2020

The 2020 edition of the OECD Employment Outlook focuses on worker security and the COVID-19 crisis. Chapter 1 provides an initial assessment of the labour market consequences of the COVID-19 outbreak and the resulting economic crisis. It also presents an overview of the emergency labour market and social policy measures implemented by OECD countries and …
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El Impulso del Empleo y el Relanzamiento de la Empresa

A rigorous diagnosis of the situation and a plan to relaunch the economy and revive business activity in Spain, designed to address the unique needs of each sector. This is the basic premise from which IESE and the Institute of Family Business prepared their report on boosting employment and relaunching business. The aim is to …
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Bridging the Gap in European Scale-up Funding: The Green Imperative in an Unprecedented Time

The World Economic Forum, in collaboration with KPMG, has just published the report: Bridging the Gap in European Scale-up Funding: The Green Imperative in an Unprecedented Time. Building on the Innovate Europe report, the Digital Leaders of Europe community of founders, investors, corporate executives, and public figures explores the challenge of innovation funding as it …
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Global Economic Prospects, June 2020

The World Bank has just published the report “Global Economic Prospects, June 2020”. The COVID-19 pandemic has, with alarming speed, dealt a heavy blow to an already-weak global economy, which is expected to slide into its deepest recession since the second world war, despite unprecedented policy support. The global recession would be deeper if countries …
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Foreign Direct Investment Flows in the Time of COVID-19

Many governments have taken stringent public health measures to limit the spread of the COVID-19 pandemic. These public health measures have caused severe economic disruptions that impact the foreign direct investment (FDI) decisions of firms. Governments have also taken significant economic policy actions to forestall, or cushion, the economic consequences of the public health crisis. …
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Helping MSMEs Navigate the Covid-19 Crisis

The WTO Secretariat has published an information note looking at how micro, small and medium-sized enterprises (MSMEs) are being affected by the COVID-19 pandemic. It notes the impact of supply chain disruptions on MSMEs and the extent to which smaller businesses are represented in the economic sectors hardest hit by the crisis. The report is …
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