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11-July-2013

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Employment Outlook 2013 - How does your country compare?

Briefing notes for the 2013 Edition of the OECD Employment Outlook

16-July-2012

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Briefing note for the OECD Employment Outlook 2013: Japan

Employment rates in Japan have remained stable in the aftermath of the global financial crisis.

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11-July-2012

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Briefing note for the OECD Employment Outlook 2012: Japan

The labour market recovery in Japan began strongly but has weakened since.

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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15-September-2011

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EMO 2011 Country Note Japan Japanese

EMO 2011 Country Note Japan Japanese

13-September-2011

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Japan: Labour market reforms to improve growth and equity

Traditional Japanese labour market practices, which benefited both workers and firms during the high-growth era, are no longer appropriate in the context of slow economic growth and rapid population ageing.

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13-September-2011

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Japan: Education reform

While Japan has achieved outstanding scores on the PISA exams, further improving educational outcomes is important to sustain growth in the face of rapid population ageing.

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20-December-2010

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Japan should enrol non-regulars in social insurances, ease access to welfare, extend activation measures, says OECD

Japan has high employment rates for men and older workers and relatively low unemployment. Benefit entitlements for the unemployed are limited, but other labour market policies - including an emphasis on placement services - help to prevent unemployment ...

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7-July-2010

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Employment Outlook 2010 Country notes: Japan (in Japanese)

Even though the economic recovery has been underway in Japan since early 2009, the unemployment rate in May 2010 was 5.2% which is still 1.4 percentage points higher than the unemployment rate prior to the global financial crisis.

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