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21-February-2013

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Labour market reforms in Denmark must tackle mental health issues

Ongoing reforms of Denmark’s disability benefits and flexjobs are promising, but a stronger focus on helping people with their mental health issues is needed for the reforms to contribute to a sustainable decline in the high rate of unemployment, according to a new OECD report. Past labour market reforms failed because underlying mental health problems of the jobless remained unaddressed.

21-February-2013

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Education quality and labour market outcomes in South Africa

In this paper we include measures of school quality in regressions determining the labour market premiums to education level.

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21-February-2013

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Labour market and social policies to foster more inclusive growth in Sweden

Sweden is a very egalitarian country but inequalities have risen and some groups are poorly integrated into the labour market.

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21-February-2013

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Educational attainment and labour market outcomes in South Africa, 1994-2010

In this paper we document the impact of education levels on labour market outcomes from 1994 to 2010 using national household survey data.

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12-February-2013

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Harmonised Unemployment Rates (HURs), OECD - Updated: February 2013

The OECD unemployment rate was stable at 8.0% in December 2012, unchanged from the previous month.

4-February-2013

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Labour migration: Germany is open to graduates but immigration is difficult for medium-skilled workers

Germany is one of the OECD countries with the lowest barriers to immigration for high-skilled workers. However, long-term labour migration is low in comparison with other countries.

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29-January-2013

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Belgium should be more proactive in tackling mental health issues in the workplace, says OECD

Belgian companies, mutualities and employment services should be more proactive in helping people with mental health problems stay in the workplace or find a job, according to a new OECD report.

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16-January-2013

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Why do Russian firms use fixed-term and agency work contracts?

This study looks into the use of fixed term contracts and agency work in Russia during and shortly after the crisis 2009 10 with the help of an enterprise survey.

16-January-2013

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The Dutch labour market: preparing for the future

The well performing labour market has delivered low unemployment and relatively stable wage developments.

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