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18-December-2007

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Sickness, Disability and Work (Vol. 2): Australia, Luxembourg, Spain and the United Kingdom

Too many workers leave the labour market permanently due to health problems, and yet too many people with a disabling condition are denied the opportunity to work. This is a social and economic tragedy common to virtually all OECD countries, and an apparent paradox that needs explaining.

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13-December-2007

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Benefits and Wages 2007

This 2007 edition of Benefits and Wages provides detailed descriptions of all cash benefits available to those in and out of work as well as the taxes they were liable to pay in 29 OECD countries from 2001 to 2005.

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5-October-2007

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Addressing Labour Market Duality in Korea (OECD Social, Employment and Migration Working Paper No. 61)

Addressing Labour Market Duality in Korea Labour market duality grew with "non-regular" work. Social concern led to the Act on the Protection of Fixed term and Part time Employees.

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10-July-2007

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Active labour market policies and activation strategies

Active Labour Market Policies to help unemployed people back to work include job placement services, unemployment benefits, and labour market programmes such as training and job creation.

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26-April-2007

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The OECD Jobs for Youth review

OECD launched a project on Jobs for Youth to help countries improve school-to-work transitions. Reports published for 16 countries: Australia, Belgium, Canada, Denmark, France, Greece, Japan, Korea, the Netherlands, New Zealand, Norway, Poland, the Slovak Republic, Spain, the United Kingdom and the United States.

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30-March-2007

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Trends in Severe Disability Among Elderly People (Health Working Paper No. 26)

This working paper assesses the most recent evidence on trends in disability among the population aged 65 and over in 12 OECD countries: Australia, Belgium, Canada, Denmark, Finland, France, Italy, Japan, the Netherlands, Sweden, the United Kingdom and the United States.

7-November-2006

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Sickness, Disability and Work (Vol. 1): Norway, Poland and Switzerland

This first report in a new OECD series on sickness, disability and work explores the possible factors behind this paradox. It looks specifically at the cases of Norway, Poland and Switzerland, and highlights the role of institutions and policies. A range of reform recommendations is put forward.

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10-October-2006

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Boosting jobs and incomes - lessons from reassessing the OECD Jobs Strategy

In his speech delivered to the meeting of G8 Employment and Labour Ministers in Moscow on 9-10 October 2006, Angel Gurría spoke about the reassessed Jobs Strategy, what has been learnt, and emerging challenges.

13-June-2006

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Boosting Jobs and Incomes: The OECD Jobs Strategy

In response to high and persistent unemployment in many OECD countries in the late 1980s and early 1990s, the OECD undertook a major study of the factors underlying the deterioration of labour market performance

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10-February-2006

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Live longer, Work longer

In this concluding volume in OECD's Ageing and Employment Series, the experience of OECD countries is summarised and the main lessons are presented.

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