TITLE

Structural reforms: striving to boost productivity and employability

PUB. DATE
June 2000
SOURCE
OECD Economic Surveys: United Kingdom;Jun2000, Vol. 2000 Issue 11, p77
SOURCE TYPE
Country Report
DOC. TYPE
Country Report
ABSTRACT
Reviews the progress accomplished in implementing reforms of product and labor market institutions and policies in Great Britain in the 1990s. Product market performance; Indicators of product market regulations; Measures which have been adopted to enhance the operation of the concurrency system.
ACCESSION #
10545384

 

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