This chapter describes the size and characteristics of emigrant populations in Latvia by origin countries with a special focus on educational attainment and labour force status. It offers a detailed picture of the size and composition of Latvian diaspora, as well as its evolution since 2000.
The Fisheries Law was amended to modify coastal fisheries management by defining all coastal quotas as a percentage of the Latvian total quota for the main regulated species in the Baltic Sea as well as allowing within the year for unused quota to be transferred from coastal to offshore fisheries.
Between 2012 and 2013 the population of Latvia fell by 22 400 to 2 001 500, mainly because of emigration. Official statistics from Latvia indicated that outflows (22 600 in 2013) exceeded inflows (8 300), resulting in a net outflow of 14 300 in 2013.
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This rapid policy assessment focused on supporting the unemployed in business creation and self-employment, notably the Measure for Commencing Commercial Activity or Self-employment is organised and promoted by the State Employment Agency.
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This fact sheet, from the publication Government at a Glance 2015, provides a dashboard of key indicators to help you analyse international comparisons of public sector performance.
This report evaluates the corporate governance framework for the Latvian state-owned enterprise sector relative to the OECD Guidelines on Corporate Governance of State-Owned Enterprises. The report was prepared at the request of the Republic of Latvia. It is based on a review involving all OECD countries.
This OECD Economic Survey of Latvia examines recent economic developments, policies and prospects. Special chapters cover improving public sector efficiency and raising productivity.
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This country note from Going for Growth 2015 for Latvia identifies and assesses progress made on key reforms to boost long-term growth, improve competitiveness and productivity and create jobs.