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Briefing notes for the 2013 Edition of the OECD Employment Outlook
Informality has important implications for productivity, economic growth, and the inequality of income. In recent years, the extent of informal employment has increased in many of Mexico's states, though highly heterogeneously.
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The Mexican labour market has performed better than those of most other OECD countries. However, the unemployment rate remains above its pre-crisis level, even if still well below the OECD average.
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Mexico has experienced a stronger economic recovery than most other OECD countries accompanied by strong employment growth.
More than ever promoting the creation of sufficient quality jobs for the many unemployed and under-employed, including many youth, is the key policy priority for all G20 countries said A. Gurría, OECD Secretary-General.
All our established certainties about the economy and how best to regulate it have been shaken to the core by the Great Recession. It is forcing a radical rethink about our underlying economic models and how appropriate they are in the current context, said the OECD Secretary-General.
The OECD, in collaboration with the ILO, has prepared a series of reports to support the Ministers’ discussions at the G20 Labour and Employment Ministerial meeting in Guadalajara on 17-18 May, 2012.
Country Notes from OECD Economic Policy Reforms: Going for growth 2011 presenting OECD recommendations for structural reform priorities for individual countries.
This report examines the relationship between SMEs' management of intellectual assets, innovation and competitiveness.
Mexico has a relatively large informal sector by OECD standards.