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paper Youth: Investing in Skills to Foster Youth Employability
This paper presents information on the strictness of eligibility criteria for unemployment benefits. Eligibility criteria for unemployment benefits can play an important role in offsetting the negative impact of generous unemployment benefits on employment incentives.
Many workers experience large fluctuations in before-tax labour earnings from one year to the next, due to changes in working hours, movements in and out of work and changes in pay.
Asia’s pension systems need modernising urgently to deliver secure, sustainable and adequate retirement incomes for today’s workers in the context of the rapid population ageing that will occur over the next two decades, according to a new OECD report.
Pensions at a Glance – Asia/Pacific Edition 2011, offers a range of indicators to enable comparisons between the economies of the Asia/Pacific region.
This paper looks at how the income distribution in countries changes when the value of publicly-provided services to households is included.
Sweden’s 2008 reform of its labour migration policy, now one of the most open in the OECD, has helped businesses hire foreign workers quickly and cheaply, without hurting conditions for local workers, according to this report.
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This second edition of Society at a Glance: Asia/Pacific includes comparative data for 36 countries and economies, across five areas, including equity; health; and social cohesion. The report includes a special chapter on how people spend their time in the Asia/Pacific Region.
Society at a Glance – Asia/Pacific Edition 2011 offers a concise quantitative overview of social trends and policies across Asia/Pacific countries and economies.
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This document refers to a special chapter on how people spend their time in the Asia/Pacific Region from Society at a Glance: Asia/Pacific 2011 Edition.