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28-September-2009

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Preventing the jobs crisis from casting a long shadow

Opening the Labour and Employment ministerial meeting 2009, Mr. Gurría talked of the need to tackle the jobs crisis and to prevent persistent unemployment from casting a long shadow over people’s welfare and from damaging the social fabric of our countries.

23-September-2009

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Tackling the jobs crisis – OECD Employment and Labour Ministerial meeting, Paris - 28-29 September

Ministers from OECD countries and other key emerging economies, including Brazil, Chile, Russia and South Africa, will address the challenge of tackling the jobs crisis at the OECD Employment and Labour Ministerial meeting on September 28-29.

17-September-2009

English, Excel, 387kb

What are Equivalence Scales?

The needs of a household grow with each additional member but – due to economies of scale in consumption– not in a proportional way. With the help of equivalence scales each household type in the population is assigned a value in proportion to its needs.

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16-September-2009

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Employment Outlook 2009 Country Notes: Ireland

The OECD Employment Outlook 2009 indicates that Ireland's unemployment rate is likely to rise further in coming months, and could even approach 15% by the end of 2010 if the recovery fails to gain momentum.

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16-September-2009

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Webcast - Press conference for the Employment Outlook 2009

Organised in Paris on Wednesday 16 September, 11 h and presented by OECD Secretary-General Angel Gurría and John Martin, OECD Director of Employment, Labour and Social Affairs, and Stefano Scarpetta, head of the OECD’s Employment Analysis and Policy Division.

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16-September-2009

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Employment Outlook 2009 Country Notes: Germany

The OECD Employment Outlook 2009 indicates that unemployment in Germany has risen much less than initially expected and, at 7.7% in July, is still below the 2007 level of 8.4% and only about half a percentage point above its September 2008 trough.

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16-September-2009

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Perspectivas del Empleo2009 – ¿Cómo se sitúa ESPAÑA?

Perspectivas del Empleo2009 – ¿Cómo se sitúa ESPAÑA?

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16-September-2009

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Employment Outlook 2009 Country Notes: France

The OECD Employment Outlook indicates that the French unemployment rate is likely to increase further and could even approach 11% by the end of 2010 if the recovery fails to gain momentum.

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16-September-2009

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Employment Outlook 2009 Country Notes: Canada

The OECD Employment Outlook indicates that Canada’s unemployment rate was slow to take off, but is predicted to reach almost 10% by 2010. Since peaking in October 2008, full-time employment has dropped by 486 000.

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16-September-2009

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Employment Outlook 2009 Country Notes: United States

The OECD Employment Outlook 2009 indicates that the early stages of the economic recovery will be too muted to result in strong job creation. As a result, the US unemployment rate is expected to continue to rise to a little above 10% and to remain at that level through 2010.

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