• PREFACE
  • EXECUTIVE SUMMARY
  • 1. ECONOMIC SITUATION AND BACKGROUND
  • 1.1 Macroeconomic situation
  • 1.2 Economic restructuring
  • 1.3 SME development and the informal economy
  • 1.4 Poverty
  • 2. TRENDS IN THE LABOUR MARKET
  • 2.1 Population and the structure of the labour force
  • 2.2 Employment developments and structural shifts and changes
  • 2.3 Inactivity, unemployment and social exclusion
  • 2.4 Qualification levels of the workforce and skill mismatches
  • 2.5 Main labour market challenges
  • 3. REVIEW OF THE POLICIES AND LEGISLATIVE AND INSTITUTIONAL FRAMEWORKS DEVELOPED TO ADDRESS LABOUR MARKET CHALLENGES
  • 3.1 Employment policies as part of the overall policy agenda
  • 3.2 Increasing the adaptability of enterprises
  • 3.3 Attracting more people to enter and remain in the labour market: making work a real option for all
  • 3.4 Investing more and more effectively in human capital
  • 3.5 Ensuring effective implementation of reforms through better governance
  • 4. CONCLUSIONS AND RECOMMENDATIONS
  • ANNEXES
  • Annex 1: Macroeconomic indicators
  • Annex 2: Population and labour force
  • Annex 3: Educational attainment of the population by age group
  • Annex 4: Labour costs
  • Annex 5: Active Labour Market Measures u0096 planned programme for 2004
  • Annex 6: List of institutions visited
  • BIBLIOGRAPHY