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The conference aims to address the links between labour market outcomes and inequality in emerging economies and to consider which labour market and social policies can help governments in alleviating poverty and in promoting more inclusive societies.
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This note presents main issues on the role of growth and employment/unemployment developments in explaining recent income inequality trends in Brazil, China, India and South Africa, and discusses the roles played by labour market and social policies in shaping and addressing these inequalities.
The OECD’s “Average-Wage” (AW) concept is commonly used as a benchmark for tax-benefit and pension modeling. The purpose of this paper is to examine whether it is possible to use richer sets of earnings data in order to customize these modeling exercises.
This paper analyses the role of a number of labour and product market institutions in shaping cross-country differences in gross worker flows.
This paper examines youth unemployment during the crisis and what measure need to be taken to prevent long-term negative consequences for the unemployed youth.
This single-country report in the OECD series Sickness, Disability and Work explores some of the reasons behind this phenomena in Canada and the potential of its innovative recent and ongoing reforms.
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Unemployment has risen more sharply in the United States following the recent global financial crisis than in most other OECD countries.
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Since the onset of the global crisis, unemployment rate in France increased by 2.1 percentage points between December 2007 and May 2010, a milder increase compared to the OECD average (2.8 percentage points).
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Canada’s labour market is emerging from the global recession somewhat faster than most other advanced economies.
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After one of the most severe recessions in the OECD area the Irish economy is now stabilizing but the recession left significant scars in the labour market that will take time to heal.