Japan


7-July-2010

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Employment Outlook 2010 Country Notes: Japan

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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1-December-2009

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Employment and Skills Strategies in Southeast Asia (ESSSA)

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.

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30-September-2009

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Economic Survey of Japan 2009: Overcoming the global crisis: the need for a new growth model

As attention shifts to fiscal consolidation, sustaining output growth will depend increasingly on private domestic demand, requiring reforms, particularly in the labour market and the non-manufacturing sector.

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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7-April-2009

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Economic Policy Reforms: Going for Growth 2011: 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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3-March-2009

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Economic Policy Reforms: Going for Growth 2009 - Japan Country Note

This note, taken from Chapter 3 of Economic Policy Reforms: Going for Growth 2009, contains information about the progress in implementing reforms in line with the 2008 priorities for Japan.

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27-February-2009

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The Changing Boundaries of Social Enterprises

This book contains recommendations for national and local policy makers and presents a set of international best practices for social enterprises.

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18-December-2008

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Japan could do more to help young people find stable jobs

Young people in Japan are finding it increasingly hard to get stable jobs and the Japanese authorities should expand vocational training schemes and increase social security coverage for young non-regular workers in order to help them.

27-March-2008

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More Than Just Jobs: Workforce Development in a Skills-Based Economy

This report provides valuable insights into how labour policies can be expanded to meet economic development and social cohesion goals, while also reconciling national and local concerns...

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