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  Employment Outlook 2013
OECD Employment Outlook 2013

1. All in it together? The experience of different labour market groups following the crisis (pdf)
2. Protecting jobs, enhancing flexibility: A new look at employment protection legislation (pdf)
3. Activating jobseekers: Lessons from seven OECD countries (pdf)
4. Back to work: Re-employment, earnings and skill use after job displacement (pdf)

Annexes to Chapter 1 | Chapter 4
Don't miss:

  Employment Outlook 2012
OECD Employment Outlook 2012 1. Waiting for the Recovery: OECD Labour Markets in the Wake of the Crisis (pdf)
2. What Makes Labour Markets Resilient During Recessions? (pdf)
3. Labour Losing to Capital: What Explains the Declining Labour Share? (pdf)
4. What Green Growth Means for Workers and Labour Market Policies: An Initial Assessment (pdf)

Annexes to Chapter 1 | Chapter 2 | Chapter 3 | Chapter 4
Don't miss:

• Capital’s Grabbing Hand? A Cross-country/Cross-industry Analysis of the Decline of the Labour Share (SEM Working Paper , No. 133)
• 30 years of the OECD Employment Outlook: Its Historical Beginnings, Evolution and Future Direction as a Major Policy Engine
  Employment Outlook 2011
OECD Employment Outlook 2011 1. Income Support for the Unemployed: How well has the safety-net held up during the "Great Recession"? (pdf)
2. The labour market effects of social protection systems in emerging economies (pdf)
3. Earnings volatility: causes and consequences (pdf)
4. Right for the job: over-qualified or under-skilled? (pdf)

Annexes to  Chapter1 | Chapter2 
Don't miss:
• Aggregate earnings and macroeconomic shocks: the role of labour market policies and institutions (SEM Working Paper No. 123)
•  Right for the job: over-qualified or under-skilled? (SEM Working Paper No. 120)
•  Over-qualified or under-skilled: a review of existing literature  (SEM Working Paper No. 121)

  Employment Outlook 2010
OECD Employment Outlook 2010

1. Moving Beyond the Jobs Crisis (pdf)
2. The Global Crisis in Emerging Economies: The Jobs Impact and Policy Response (pdf)
3. Institutional and Policy Determinants of Labour Market Flows (pdf)
4. How Good is Part-Time Work? (pdf)

Annexes to  Chapter 1 | Chapter 2 | Chapter 4
Dont't miss:Institutional Determinants of Worker Flows: A Cross-country/Cross-industry Approach (SEM Working paper No. 107) + DATASET

  Employment Outlook 2009
OECD Employment Outlook 2009

1. The Jobs Crisis: What Are the Implications for Employment and Social Policy? (pdf)
2. How Do Industry, Firm and Worker Characteristics Shape Job and Worker Flows? (pdf)
3. Is Work the Best Antidote to Poverty? (pdf)
4. Pathways onto (and off) Disability Benefits: Assessing the Role of Policy and Individual Circumstances (pdf)

Annex to Chapter 1 
Don't miss: Addressing the labour market challenges of the economic downturn: a summary of country responses to the OECD-EC questionnaire

Policy briefs • In-Work Poverty: What Can Governments Do?
                   • Helping Workers Weather the Economic Storm

OECD Labour and employment Ministerial:   Tackling the Jobs Crisis: the Labour Market and Social Policy Response

  Employment Outlook 2008
OECD Employment Outlook 2008

1. Off to a Good Start? Youth Labour Market Transitions in OECD Countries (pdf)
2. Declaring Work or Staying Underground: Informal Employment in Seven OECD Countries (pdf)
3. The Price of Prejudice: Labour Market Discrimination on the Grounds of Gender and Ethnicity (pdf)
4. Are All Jobs Good for Your Health? The Impact of Work Status and Working Conditions on Mental Health (pdf)
5. Do Multinationals Promote Better Pay and Working Conditions? (pdf)

Annexes to Chapter 2 | Chapter 3 

Policy Briefs: • Ending job discrimination
                    • The Social Impact of Foreign Direct Investment in Host Countries   

Don't miss: Legal and institutional framework against employment discrimination in force in OECD countries in 2007

  Employment Outlook 2007
OECD Employment Outlook 2007

1. Labour Markets in Brazil, China, India and Russia and Recent Labour Market Developments and Prospects in OECD countries (pdf)
2. More Jobs but Less Productive? The Impact of Labour Market Policies on Productivity (pdf)
3. OECD Workers in the Global Economy: Increasingly Vulnerable? (pdf)
4. Financing Social Protection: The Employment Effect (pdf)
Corrigendum to  Box 4.6
5. Activating the Unemployed: What Countries Do (pdf)
Annexes to: Chapter 1 | Chapter 2 | Chapter 3 | Chapter 4

Policy Brief: Globalisation, Jobs and Wages

Don't miss Compendium of national replies to the OECD Questionnaire on interventions in the unemployment spell

  Employment Outlook 2006
OECD Employment Outlook 2006

1. Short-term labour market prospects and introduction to the OECD Jobs Strategy Reassessment (pdf)
2. Labour market performance since 1994 and future challenges (pdf)
3. General policies to improve employment opportunities for all (pdf)
4. Policies targeted at specific workforce groups or labour-market segments (pdf)
5. Social implications of policies aimed at raising employment (pdf)
6. Understanding policy interactions and complementarities, and their implication for reform strategies (pdf)
7. Reassessing the role of policies and institutions for labour market performance:A quantitative analysis (pdf)
Annexes to: Chapter 1 |Chapter 2) | Chapter 3) | Chapter 4 | Chapter 5

Don't miss: The Restated OECD Jobs Stategy


  Employment Outlook 2005
OECD Employment Outlook 2005

Introduction: Short-term Employment Prospects (pdf)
1.Trade-adjustment costs in OECD labour markets: a mountain or a molehill? (pdf)
2. How persistent are regional disparities in employment? The role of geographic mobility (pdf)
3. Increasing financial incentives to work: the role of in-work benefits (pdf)
4. Labour market programmes and activation strategies: evaluating the impacts (pdf)
5. Public employment services: managing performance (pdf)
Annexes to: Chapter 1 | Chapter 2 | Chapter 3

Policy Brief: • Helping workers to navigate in "globalised" labour markets
                    • From unemployment to work

  Employment Outlook 2004
OECD Employment Outlook 2004

1. Recent Labour Market Developments and Prospects (pdf)
2. Employment Protection Regulation and Labour Market Performance (pdf)
3. Wage-setting Institutions and Outcomes (pdf)
4. Improving Skills for More and Better Jobs: Does Training Make a Difference? (pdf)
5. Informal Employment and Promoting the Transition to a Salaried Economy (pdf)
Annexes to: Chapter 1Chapter 2 | Chapter 4 | Chapter 5

Don't miss: Background material: A detailed description of employment protection legislation in force in 2003

  Employment Outlook 2003
OECD Employment Outlook 2003

Introduction: Towards More and Better Jobs (pdf)
1. More and better jobs? Aggergate performance during the past decade (pdf)
2. The Labour Mobilisation Challenge - Remaining Pockets of Excess Inactivity and Barriers to Moving up Job Ladders (pdf) 
3. Making Work Pay – Making Work Possible (pdf)
4. Benefits and Employment, Friend or Foe? Interactions Between Passive and Active Social Programmes  (pdf)
5. Upgrading Workers’ Skills and Competencies (pdf)

Don't miss September 2003 meeting of OECD Employment and Labour Ministers

  Employment Outlook 2002
OECD Employment Outlook 2002 1. Recent labour market developments and prospects - Special focus: a better start for youths? (pdf) 
2. Women at work: who are they and how are they faring? (pdf)
3. Taking the meaures of temporary employment (pdf)
4. The ins and outs of long-term unemployment (pdf) 
5. And the twain shall meet: cross-market effects of labour and product market policies (pdf)
  Employment Outlook 2001
OECD Employment Outlook 2001 1. Recent labour market developments and prospects -
Special focus on labour market policies: how the money has been spents (pdf) 
2. When money is tight: Poverty dynamics in OECD countries (pdf) 
3. The characteristics and quality of service sector jobs (pdf) 
4. Balancing work and family life: helping parents into paid employment (pdf) 
5. The employment of foreigners: Outlook and issues in OECD countries (pdf)
  Employment Outlook 2000
OECD Employment Outlook 2000

1. Recent labour market developments and prospects -
Special focus on the evolution of employment in the new OECD Member Countries (pdf) 
2. Disparities in regional labour markets (pdf) 
3. Employment in the service economy: A reassessment (pdf) 
4. Eligibility criteria for unemployment benefits (pdf) 
5. The partial renaissance of self-employment (pdf)

  Employment Outlook 1999
OECD Employment Outlook 1999 1. Recent Labour Market Developments and Prospects -
Special focus on the quality of part-time jobs (pdf)
2. Employment Protection and Labour Market Performance (pdf)
3. Training of Adult Workers in OECD Countries: Measurement and Analysis (pdf)
4. New Enterprise Work Practices and their Labour Market Implications (pdf)
  Employment Outlook 1998
OECD Employment Outlook 1998 1. Recent Labour Market Developments and Prospects -
Special focus on patterns of employment and joblessness from a household perspective (pdf) 
2. Making the Most of the Minimum: Statutory Minimum Wages, Employment and Poverty (pdf) 
3. Getting Started, Settling In: The Transition from Education to the Labour Market  (pdf) 
4. Work-force Ageing in OECD Countries (pdf)
5. Working Hours: Latest Trends and Policy Initiative (pdf)
  Employment Outlook 1997
OECD Employment Outlook 1997 1. Recent Labour Market Developments and Prospects (pdf) 
2. Earnings Mobility: Taking a Longer Run View (pdf) 
3. Economic Performance and the Structure of Collective Bargaining (pdf) 
4. Trade, Earnings and Employment: Assessing the Impact of Trade with Emerging Economies on OECD Labour Markets (pdf) 
5. Is Job Insecurity on the Increase in OECD Countries? (pdf)

Employment Outlook 1996

1. Recent Labour Market Developments and Prospects (pdf) 
2. Making Work Pay (pdf) 
3. Earnings Inequality, Low-paid Employment and Earnings Mobility (pdf) 
4. Growing into Work: Youth and the Labour Market over the 1980s and 1990s  (pdf) 
5. Employment Adjustment, Workers and Unemployment (pdf)


Employment Outlook 1995

1. Recent Labour Market Developments and Prospects (pdf) 
2. Supplementary Measures of Labour Market Slack: An Analysis of Discouraged and Involuntary Part-time Workers (pdf) 
3. The Public Employment Service in Denmark, Finland and Italy (pdf) 
4. Profit-sharing in OECD Countries
5. Long-term Leave for Parents in OECD Countries (pdf)

   Employment Outlook 1994

1. Recent Labour Market Developments and Prospects (pdf) 
2. Medium-term Perspectives on Labour Supply and Occupational Change (pdf) 
3. Job Gains and Job Losses in Firms (pdf) 
4. Labour Standards and Economic Integration (pdf) 
5. Collective bargaining: Levels and coverage  (pdf)

   Employment Outlook 1993

1. Labour Market Prospects and Recent Developments (pdf)
2. Active Labour Market Policies:
Assessing Macroeconomic and Microeconomic Effects (pdf)
3. Long-term Unemployment: Selected Causes and Remedies (pdf)
4. Enterprise Tenure, Labour Turnover and Skill Training (pdf)
5. Earnings Inequality: Changes in the 1980s (pdf)

   Employment Outlook 1992

1. Recent Labour Market Developments and Prospects (pdf) 
2. Monitoring Labour Market Developments (pdf)
3. The Public Employment Service in Japan, Norway, Spain and the United Kingdom (pdf)
4. Recent Developments in Self-employment (pdf)
5. Labour Market Participation and Retirement of Older Workers (pdf)
6. Labour Market Reforms in Central and Eastern Europe and the Rise of Unemployment (pdf)

   Employment Outlook 1991

1. Recent Labour Market Developments and Prospects (pdf)
2. A Review of Labour Markets in the 1980s (pdf)
3. Labour Markets in Dynamic Asian Economies (pdf)
4. Trends in Trade Union Memberships (pdf)
5. Enterprise-related Training (pdf)
6. Absence from Work Reported in Labour Force Surveys (pdf)
7. Unemployment Benefit Rules and Labour Market Policy (pdf)

   Employment Outlook 1990

1. Labour Market Trends and Prospects in the OECD Area (pdf) 
2. Displacement and Job Loss: The Workers Concerned (pdf)
3. Supply and Demand in Regional Labour Markets: Population Growth, Migration, Participation, and Earnings Differentials (pdf)
4. Occupational Illness in OECD Countries (pdf) 
5. Child Care in OECD Countries (pdf) 
6. Employer Versus Employee Taxation: The Impact on Employment (pdf)
7. Involuntary Part-time Work as a Component of Underemployment (pdf)

   Employment Outlook 1989

1.  Labour Market Trends and Prospects (pdf)
2.  Educational Attainment of the Labour Force (pdf)
3.  Regional Unemployment in OECD Countries (pdf)
4.  Occupational Accidents in OECD Countries (pdf)
5.  Characteristics of Employment in Growing and Declining Industries (pdf)