The rapidly developing Southeast Asia region is confronted with significant labour market challenges. This initiative aims to address the issues of employment and skills, especially through an interaction platform for members.
Our findings show that an increase in the minimum to mean wage ratio is associated with a net increase in employment: a rise in informal sector employment more than compensates for job losses in the formal sector.
Country Notes from OECD Economic Policy Reforms: Going for growth 2011 presenting OECD recommendations for structural reform priorities for individual countries.
The ILO and the OECD experts meeting on fostering employment and skills development strategies in Indonesia and the Philippines will address issues of decentralisation, partnerships, skills upgrading and integration of the disadvantaged in the labour market.