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  • 27-July-2011

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    Cooking, Caring and Volunteering: Unpaid Work Around the World (Social, Employment and Migration Working Paper No 116)

    Household production constitutes an important aspect of economic activity and ignoring it may lead to incorrect inferences about levels and changes in well-being. This paper sheds light on the importance of unpaid work.

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    International Migrants in Developed, Emerging and Developing Countries: An Extended Profile (Social, Employment and Migration Working Paper No 114)

    This paper provides a detailed picture of immigrant and emigrant populations around the year 2000 based on the new global bilateral migration database DIOC-E.

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  • 27-July-2011

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    What Drives Inflows Into Disability? Evidence from Three OECD Countries: Australia, Switzerland, United Kingdom (Social, Employment and Migration Working Paper No 117)

    This paper investigates the dynamic effects of health shocks on labour market transitions to disability, employment and other non-employment pathways. It uses longitudinal data to estimate time discrete duration models for three countries: Australia, Switzerland and the United Kingdom.

  • 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.

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  • 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...

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  • 27-July-2011

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    Economic Determinants and Consequences of Child Maltreatment (Social, Employment and Migration Working Paper No 111)

    This paper reviews the existing research on the economic determinants and consequences of child abuse and neglect, drawing on theoretical and empirical studies from a wide range of disciplines.

  • 27-July-2011

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    The Role of Short-Time Work Schemes during the 2008-09 Recession (Social, Employment and Migration Working Paper No 115)

    This paper provides the most comprehensive assessment to date of the impact of short-time work schemes during the 2008-09 crisis. The analysis covers 19 OECD countries, 11 of which operated a short-time work scheme before the crisis, 5 countries introduced a new scheme during the crisis.

  • 12-July-2011

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    Economy: Migration falls again but will pick up with recovery, says OECD

    International migration fell in 2009, reflecting lower demand for workers in OECD countries for the second consecutive year after a decade of growth, according to a new OECD report.

  • 12-July-2011

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    Launch of the International Migration Outlook 2011

    International migration is at a turning point. As our countries try to foster a job rich recovery and build stronger, cleaner and fairer economies, we must analyse international migration through a new lens, one that considers the transformative changes that are affecting the world economy and their impact on cross-border movements of people.

  • 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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