Tackling the global economic and employment crisis

The document summarizes the latest forecasts, examines in particular the prospects of emerging and developing countries, highlights the challenges and opportunities that economic interdependence poses for policy coordination and concludes with a discussion of the role that employment and social policies could play to counteract the global slowdown and lingering unemployment. The Working Party is invited to review the current global economic and employment outlook and the contribution that employment and social policies could make to a coordinated recovery effort in 2013.

Conference paper | 21 February 2013