Key indicators show Germany belonging to the countries in the OECD with strong innovation activity even though some weakening in Germany’s position relative to other OECD countries has occurred recently, as discussed in this working paper.
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Retirement incentives contained in old-age pensions and other social transfer programmes explain a sizeable share of past declines and current differences between countries in older males’ participation in the labour force. OECD Economics Studies No. 37.
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OECD Economic Outlook No. 75, ch. VII. After nearly fifteen years of transition, the countries of Central Europe have entered the European Union on 1 May 2004. This chapter examines the consequences of this event for the four acceding countries that are members of the OECD (Czech Republic, Hungary, Poland and Slovak Republic).
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OECD Economic Outlook No. 70, Chapter 5. This chapter examines various efficiency and equity aspects of post-secondary education and training.
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OECD Economic Outlook No. 68, Chapter 5. The OECD has recently revised its procedures fo estimating the NAIRU - rate of unemployment consistent with stable inflation.
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Chapter 7 of the OECD Economic Outlook No. 67. The past three years have been marked by favourable conditions in labour marketsin most Member countries.
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Chapter 4 ot of the OECD Economic Outlook No. 65. This chapter provides an up-to-date assessment of labour market performance and progress made in implementing the OECD Jobs Strategy.
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The main focus of this working paper is on the factors of the Greek pay-as-you-go system which result in its future unsustainability.
This working paper exploits an Italian microeconomic data set to study retirement behaviour of women and men using survival analysis techniques.
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The OECD Jobs Strategy has been articulated around ten broad orientations for macroeconomic and structural policy which together form a comprehensive blueprint for action to create more jobs and reduce unemployment, and to increase standards of living and strengthen social cohesion.