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Since the onset of the global crisis, unemployment rate in France increased by 2.1 percentage points between December 2007 and May 2010, a milder increase compared to the OECD average (2.8 percentage points).
The feature Key Employment Statistics allows cross-country comparisons on labour market indicators, outcomes, policies and institutions.
Source: OECD System of Unit Labour Cost Indicators (updated quarterly at end Mar, Jun, Sep, Dec) - Annual Unit Labour Costs in levels and indices, Labour Compensation, Labour Productivity, Labour...
Outcomes of the OECD LEED Employment and Skills Strategies in Southeast Asia (ESSSA) initiative: background research on national and local initiatives, results of a dedicated survey in the region, conferences and other work to provide guidance on ways to rebuild employment.
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This report identifies and discusses employment and skills strategies in Southeast Asia. The aim of the exercise is to identify a number of characteristics and trends of employment and skills development in the region which can be explored and addressed further by the ESSSA initiative.
G20 countries need to keep up the momentum of structural economic reform in order to boost confidence and job creation, OECD Secretary-General Angel Gurria tells G20 leaders.
The “Fulfilling Promise” OECD LEED project is analysing strategic approaches to improving employment outcomes for ethnic minority and immigrant youth.
The study of Apulia aims to review policies and assets of the Region, so to provide recommendations and guidance to: (i) implement new sustainable tourism development strategies;(ii) strengthen the value of Apulia destination’s sites proposition;(iii) foster skills and capacities at local level.
The second seminar of the 2010 LEED FIELD project focused on measuring skills and human capital in local economies. This workshop reviewed the innovative tools and methods used, as part of local information systems, by local development organisations.Venue: Paris (France)
Chile has made impressive progress in educational attainment. Yet, despite recent improvements, outcomes, as measured by PISA results, still need to catch up with OECD standards and equity problems should be addressed.