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The OECD unemployment rate increased slightly to 8.0% in July 2012 compared with 7.9% in the previous month.
The Regional Growth Core Schönefelder Kreuz and the Technical University of Applied Sciences Wildau in partnership with the OECD Local Economic and Employment Development Programme (LEED) are working on defining and collecting measurable indicators at the regional/ local level that can inform over time of transition to low-carbon economic and industrial activities.
OECD Secretary-General assesses the employment challenges facing Europe and the policy responses urgently needed to put the continent back on a path of jobs-rich growth, at the Employment Policy Conference in Brussels.
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Scoreboard for youth aged 15-24, 2001 and 2011
Skills and educational development for inclusive and sustainable growth are becoming significant drivers in OECD countries.
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This model shows that a large scale role out of the activation program decreases welfare, while a standard partial microeconometric cost-benefit analysis would conclude the opposite.
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The Italian economy remains stuck in recession and unemployment may rise further.
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Employment rates in Japan have remained stable in the aftermath of the global financial crisis.
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The Mexican labour market has performed better than those of most other OECD countries. However, the unemployment rate remains above its pre-crisis level, even if still well below the OECD average.
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The UK economy continues to recover slowly with GDP growth expected to approach 1% in 2013 and 1.5% in 2014. The unemployment rate has been around 8%, significantly higher than its level before the recession, since 2010, and is not expected to fall rapidly