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16-September-2009

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OECD-Beschäftigungsausblick 2009: Deutschland

Die Arbeitslosigkeit ist in der gegenwärtigen Rezession in Deutschland bislang weniger stark gestiegen als zunächst befürchtet. Mit 7,7 Prozent lag sie im Juli 2009 deutlich unter den 8,4 Prozent im Jahr 2007 und nur einen halben Prozentpunkt höher als an ihrem Tiefpunkt im September 2008.

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16-September-2009

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Employment Outlook 2009 Country Notes: Australia

The OECD Employment Outlook indicates that employment in Australia is likely to decline by between 1.4% and 1.9%, or around 150 000-200 000 jobs, less by the end of 2010 than if no fiscal measures had been taken.

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16-September-2009

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Policy Brief: In-Work Poverty: What can Governments do?

While work is often the best pathway out of poverty, employment does notalways guarantee an adequate living standard. At the outset of the currenteconomic downturn, the risk of in-work poverty was significant in mostOECD countries.

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16-September-2009

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Employment Outlook 2009 Country Notes: Japan

The OECD Employment Outlook 2009 indicates that Japan has experienced sizeable job losses during the global economic downturn. In July, the unemployment rate reached a record high level of 5.7%, two percentage points higher than at the end of 2007.

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16-September-2009

English

Preventing the jobs crisis from casting a long shadow

During the launch of the Employment Outlook 2009, Mr. Gurría warned that the unemployment rate is likely to continue rising into 2010 and could even approach 10% in the OECD area. He called governments to act fast and decisively to prevent the recession turning into a long-term unemployment crisis with its major social and economic consequences.

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16-September-2009

English

The Welfare Effects of Social Mobility (OECD Social, Employment and Migration Working Papers No. 93)

This paper analyses whether a socially mobile society is conducive to subjective well-being. Using socio-demographic information in 30 OECD countries from the World Values Survey, this study shows that living in a socially mobile society is conducive to individual life satisfaction.

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16-September-2009

Korean, , 332kb

Employment Outlook 2009 country note : Korea (in korean)

Employment Outlook 2009 country note : Korea (in korean)

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16-September-2009

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Governments must act decisively on jobs, says OECD’s Gurría

According to Secretary-General Angel Gurría, governments must act fast and decisively to prevent the recession turning into a long-term unemployment crisis. “It is essential that governments focus on helping jobseekers in the months to come,” he said at the launch of the Employment Outlook 2009.

16-September-2009

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Employment Outlook 2009 Country Notes: United Kingdom

The OECD Employment Outlook 2009 indicates that the early stages of the economic recovery are likely to be too muted to result in strong job creation. As a result, the UK unemployment rate, which reached 7.8% in the 2nd quarter of 2009, is expected to continue to rise and remain high through 2010.

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1-September-2009

English

Doing Better for Children

Drawing on a wide range of data sources, this book constructs and analyses different indicators of child well-being across the OECD covering six key areas: material well‑being; housing and environment; education; health and safety; risk behaviours; and quality of school life.

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