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Closing Plenary: Top Five Most Popular Solutions at the Global Economic Symposium 2012

October 18th, 2012

  1. Offer ‘compassion training’ to pre-school classes to encourage pro-social be-haviour
  2. Reward and sanction teachers on the basis of fair, objective and comprehensive metrics
  3. Base fiscal rules on operational targets for budget deficits and long-term debt-to-GDP targets
  4. To tackle youth unemployment, replace temporary contracts with single open-ended contacts with gradually increasing employment protection
  5. Establish a set of indicators of systemic risk and commitment devices for central banks and financial regulators

 


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