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Economy & Jobs 21-12-2018

Reform programmes should compensate low-income workers, OECD says

The Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) has urged governments to pay attention to the consequences of their policies and compensate vulnerable groups that could be hit by new taxes.
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Economy & Jobs 05-11-2012

StartUp Europe Launch

As Europe faces its highest unemployment rate in more than two decades -- and hitting today's young adults particularly hard -- StartUp Europe is being established to stem the current "brain drain" of talent from the region and empower youth, technology and entrepreneurship. StartUp Europe is a centre of excellence to develop and support entrepreneurship and drive job creation in Europe and is a collaboration between Telefónica and the Lisbon Council - the Brussels-based think tank.
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Digital 04-10-2012

The Internet Economy: Opportunities for Growth

Taylor Reynolds, senior economist for the information economy at the OECD directorate for science, technology and industry, looks at the latest trends in the Internet economy, and discusses the impact of greater adoption of information and communication technologies on economic growth.   Mr. Reynolds visited the Lisbon Council, a Brussels-based think tank, on the eve of the launch of OECD Internet Economy Outlook 2012, where he joined a High-Level Roundtable on Economics of the Internet.
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Intellectual Property and Innovation, a European Assesment

Professor Ian Hargreaves discusses Intellectual Property and Innovation, a Lisbon Council publication, co-edited by Prof. Hargreaves. The report brings together contributions on intellectual property from 10 leading European intellectuals, and draws on the pioneering work of Digital Opportunity: A Review of Intellectual Property and Growth, a high-level review Prof. Hargreaves prepared for UK Prime Minister David Cameron.   The Lisbon Council is a Brussels-based think tank.

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