Germany


3-September-2014

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OECD Employment Outlook 2014 - Key findings for Germany

In Germany, employment continues to grow and the employment rate is now among the highest in the OECD (73.4% in the first quarter of 2014). Consequently, unemployment has fallen to 5.1% (ILO definition) in in the second quarter of 2014– well below the OECD average of 7.4% and less than half of the Euro area’s average at 11.6%.

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12-November-2013

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Skills Survey: Country specific-material

Two rounds of the Survey of Adult Skills are under way: Round 1 (2008-13) with 24 participating countries, whose results were released in October 2013, and Round 2 (2012-16) with 9 participating countries, whose results will be released in 2016. A third round is scheduled to begin in May 2014.

5-July-2013

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A Skills beyond School Review of Germany

OECD Reviews of Vocational Education and Training. A Skills beyond School Review of Germany.

4-February-2013

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Labour migration: Germany is open to graduates but immigration is difficult for medium-skilled workers

Germany is one of the OECD countries with the lowest barriers to immigration for high-skilled workers. However, long-term labour migration is low in comparison with other countries.

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19-September-2012

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The German labour market: preparing for the future

The strength of the German labour market response to the financial crisis of 2008-09 demonstrated the benefits of past labour market reforms, which raised work incentives, improved job matching and increased working hour flexibility.

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11-July-2012

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Briefing note for the OECD Employment Outlook 2012: Germany

The German labour market recovered very quickly from the 2008-09 economic crisis and unemployment continued its long-run structural decline in 2010 and 2011.

24-February-2012

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Economic Policy Reforms: Going for Growth 2012: Country Notes

Country Notes from OECD Economic Policy Reforms: Going for growth 2011 presenting OECD recommendations for structural reform priorities for individual countries.

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5-December-2011

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Intellectual Assets and Innovation: The SME Dimension

This report examines the relationship between SMEs' management of intellectual assets, innovation and competitiveness.

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29-October-2010

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Breaking out of policy silos

Policy silos and fragmented short-term policy interventions have become luxuries that our economies can no longer afford. This book provides concrete advice to policy makers at both national and local levels on how to better align policies, reduce duplication and waste, and “do more with less”.&

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7-October-2010

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Conference: From unemployment to self-employment (Berlin, Germany)

During an economic downturn and recovery, self-employment becomes an appealing option to a number of job-seekers faced with reduced opportunities to regain quickly employment elsewhere in the labour market.The objective of this seminar was to share and assess the experiences of OECD countries.

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