Publications & Documents


  • 19-August-2013

    English

    Transitions in and out of unemployment among young people in the Irish recession

    Young people have been hit hard by unemployment during the Irish recession. While much research has been undertaken to study the effects of the recession on overall labour market dynamics, little is known about the specific effects on youth unemployment and the associated challenges.

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  • 5-August-2013

    English

    Responding to key well-being challenges in Austria

    Important challenges for the future of Austrian well-being arise from demographic and environmental trends. The ageing of the population calls for a fair balance between life-time pension contributions and entitlements, drawing on the recent pension reform.

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  • 5-August-2013

    English

    Austria’s well-being goes beyond GDP

    Austria enjoys strong material well-being and high quality of life. Steady convergence with top GDP per capita levels translated into decisive improvements in household disposable incomes while significant redistribution has ensured low income inequality and poverty.

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  • 26-July-2013

    English

    Big data and PISA | Blog post by Andreas Schleicher on OECD educationtoday

    Big data is the foundation on which education can reinvent its business model and build the coalition of governments, businesses, and social entrepreneurs that can bring together the evidence, innovation and resources to make lifelong learning a reality for all.

  • 22-July-2013

    French

    Regards sur l'éducation 2013 : Les indicateurs de l’OCDE

    Source d’informations précises et pertinentes, Regards sur l’éducation : Les indicateurs de l’OCDE fait figure de publication de référence sur l’état de l’éducation dans le monde.

  • 16-July-2013

    English

    What’s your strategy for learning? | Blog post on OECD educationtoday

    Knowing the best way to summarise information you read is key to being a proficient reader. In fact, this month’s PISA in Focus suggests that if disadvantaged students – who consistently score lower on PISA assessments than advantaged students -- used the most effective learning strategies to the same extent as students from more advantaged backgrounds do, the performance gap between the two groups would shrink considerably.

  • 16-July-2013

    English

    PISA in Focus N°30: Could learning strategies reduce the performance gap between advantaged and disadvantaged students?

    Students who know how to summarise information tend to perform better in reading. If disadvantaged students used effective learning strategies to the same extent as students from more advantaged backgrounds do, the performance gap between the two groups would be almost 20% narrower.

  • 11-July-2013

    English

    OECD: Postsecondary education key to maintaining global standing of U.S. workforce

    09/07/2013 - The United States should improve postsecondary career and technical training provisions to help students transition smoothly into education programs and the labor market, according to a new OECD report published today.

  • 11-July-2013

    English

    Video: Barbara Ischinger on tackling the global talent gap

    Dr Barbara Ischinger, Director of Education and Skills, OECD, France - Better Skills, Better Lives (Tackling the global talent gap - Global Skills Exchange, Leipzig Germany, 6th July 2013)

  • 11-July-2013

    English

    More competition essential for future of mobile innovation, says OECD

    OECD countries must ensure mobile markets remain open and competitive in order to sustain innovation and meet rising demand for data services, according to a new OECD report.

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