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  • 6-September-2011

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    Early Maternal Employment and Child Development in Five OECD Countries (OECD Social, Employment and Migration Working Papers No. 118)

    There is a long-running debate on possible negative effects of maternal employment on child development. For the first time, this paper presents an initial comparative analysis of longitudinal data on maternal employment patterns after birth on child cognitive and behavioural development.

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  • 6-September-2011

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    Over-Qualified or Under-Skilled (OECD Social, Employment and Migration Working Papers No. 121)

    Mismatches between workers’ competences and what is required by their job are widespread in OECD countries. that use qualifications as proxies for competences suggest that as many as one in four workers could be over-qualified...

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  • 31-August-2011

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    OECD Health Working Paper No. 57. The Impact of Pay Increases on Nurses' Labour Market: A Review of Evidence from Four OECD Countries

    This report reviews the impact of pay increases on nurses’ labour market in four countries (UK, New Zealand, Finland and Czech Republic). Pay increases contributed to an increase in potential new entrants to nurse education, but the effect on nurses already in work is more difficult to assess.

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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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    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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  • 27-July-2011

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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.

  • 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.

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  • 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...

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