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This report makes an important contribution to a new agenda of youth-friendly employment policies and practices. It analyses the situation of youth employment and unemployment in the context of the jobs crisis and identifies successful policy measures in OECD countries.
This report examines the performance of public employment services and the effectiveness of activation strategies in Japan.
This report examines the performance of public employment services and the effectiveness of activation strategies in Switzerland. It covers the role of the key actors in labour market policy...
What individuals know and can do has a profound impact on the competitiveness, productivity and social cohesion of their countries. But most importantly it has an impact on the quality of their lives; on their achievements and self-fulfilment, according to OECD Secretary-General Angel Gurría.
One indicator of retirement behaviour that abstracts from more general factorsaffecting the level of participation rates is the average effective age at which older workers withdraw from the labour force
This annual edition of Labour Force Statistics provides detailed statistics on population, labour force, employment and unemployment, broken down by gender, as well as unemployment duration, employment status, employment by sector of activity and...
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This .xls file presents summary data for Brazil, China, India and South Africa, on: (1) Population, (2) Macroeconomic Trends, (3) Labour Market, (4) Wages and earnings, (5) LMPR (Labour Market Regulations and Policies), (6) Income and Inequality, (7) Poverty Rates and (8) Social Policies.
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 ...
The OECD Employment, Labour and Social Affairs Directorate has launched in September 2008 a series of seminars open to both external and internal speakers. It is intended to be an informal forum for discussion of policy-oriented empirical research work among policy-makers, academics and OECD staff.