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3-September-2014

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OECD Employment Outlook 2014 - Key findings for Poland

Poland’s employment rate at 61% (Q2 2014) remains well below the OECD average but, in contrast to many other countries, it has increased slowly since the onset of the economic crisis (from 57.9% in Q1 2007).

3-September-2014

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OECD Employment Outlook 2014 - Key findings for Netherlands

By July 2014, unemployment (OECD standardised definition) in the Netherlands had fallen to 6.7%, 0.6 percentage points lower than its peak in February of this year, but still 3.4 percentage points higher than at the start of the crisis.

3-September-2014

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OECD Employment Outlook 2014 - Key findings for Belgium

Belgium’s labour market continues to perform poorly relative to the OECD average. The employment rate of 61.8% (Q1 2014) is well below the OECD average and little changed from its pre-crisis level. Unemployment, at 8.5% in Q2 2014, remains close to peak levels, unlike in most other countries

3-September-2014

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OECD Employment Outlook 2014 - Key findings for Hungary

Hungary was hit harder by the global crisis than most OECD countries. Unemployment reached record levels at the peak of the crisis but has since recovered to its pre-crisis level around the current OECD average of 8%.

3-September-2014

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OECD Employment Outlook 2014 - Key findings for Finland

After a decade of robust growth, Finland was hit particularly hard by the 2009 economic and financial crisis. It went through a double-dip recession and output and employment are still significantly below their pre-crisis levels.

3-September-2014

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OECD Employment Outlook 2014 - Key findings for Sweden

During the crisis, Sweden’s unemployment rate increased by almost 3 percentage points, but part of this increase has now been reabsorbed. By July 2014, unemployment had fallen to 7.7%, well down from a peak of 8.9% in 2010.

3-September-2014

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Jobs recovery to remain weak in 2015, says OECD

Unemployment will remain well above its pre-crisis levels next year in most OECD countries, despite modest declines over the rest of 2014 and in 2015, according to a new OECD report.

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3-September-2014

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OECD Employment Outlook 2014 - Key findings for France

The unemployment rate stabilised in recent months in France, but remains very high, at 10.3% in July 2014 compared to 7.4% on average in the OECD area. Over the past couple of years, many countries have experienced a significant decline in unemployment, leaving France lagging behind in terms of labour market recovery from the global financial crisis.

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Productivity measurement with natural capital and bad outputs

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Employment situation, first quarter 2014, OECD

OECD employment rate rises for the fourth consecutive quarter to 65.6% in first quarter of 2014

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