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  • 29-July-2011

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    Off to a good start? Jobs for Youth

    This report makes an important contribution to a new agenda of youth-friendly employment policies and practices. It analyses the situation of youth employment and unemployment in the context of the jobs crisis and identifies successful policy measures in OECD countries.

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  • 28-July-2011

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    Online OECD Employment database

    Our on-line database brings together data and indicators constructed to support the analyses presented in various editions of the OECD Employment Outlook as well as selected short-term indicators.

  • 27-July-2011

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    Activation Policies in Japan (Social, Employment and Migration Working Paper No 113)

    This report examines the performance of public employment services and the effectiveness of activation strategies in Japan.

  • 27-July-2011

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    Activation Policies in Switzerland (Social, Employment and Migration Working Paper No 112)

    This report examines the performance of public employment services and the effectiveness of activation strategies in Switzerland. It covers the role of the key actors in labour market policy...

  • 11-July-2011

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    Skills for the 21 century: from lifetime employment to lifetime employability

    What individuals know and can do has a profound impact on the competitiveness, productivity and social cohesion of their countries. But most importantly it has an impact on the quality of their lives; on their achievements and self-fulfilment, according to OECD Secretary-General Angel Gurría.

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  • 16-March-2011

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    Ageing and Employment Policies - Statistics on average effective age of retirement

    One indicator of retirement behaviour that abstracts from more general factorsaffecting the level of participation rates is the average effective age at which older workers withdraw from the labour force

  • 18-February-2011

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    Labour Force Statistics 1989 - 2009, 2010 Edition, OECD

    This annual edition of Labour Force Statistics provides detailed statistics on population, labour force, employment and unemployment, broken down by gender, as well as unemployment duration, employment status, employment by sector of activity and...

  • 20-December-2010

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    Japan should enrol non-regulars in social insurances, ease access to welfare, extend activation measures, says OECD

    Japan has high employment rates for men and older workers and relatively low unemployment. Benefit entitlements for the unemployed are limited, but other labour market policies - including an emphasis on placement services - help to prevent unemployment ...

  • 15-December-2010

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    Off to a Good Start? Jobs for Youth

    Promoting a smooth transition from school to work, and ensuring that youth are given the opportunities to move on in their careers and lives, have long been issues of fundamental importance for our economies and societies. Today, they are even more pressing challenges as the global economy emerges from the worst crisis of the past 50 years. Indeed, young people have borne much of the brunt of the recent jobs crisis. The youth

  • 30-November-2010

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    ELS Seminar Series

    The OECD Employment, Labour and Social Affairs Directorate has launched in September 2008 a series of seminars open to both external and internal speakers. It is intended to be an informal forum for discussion of policy-oriented empirical research work among policy-makers, academics and OECD staff.

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