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OECD’s PISA publications highlight the impact of economic, social and cultural status (ESCS) on students’ results within countries. The focus here is to investigate whether ESCS measures could contribute to differences in aggregate educational outcomes between countries.
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.
In this paper we include measures of school quality in regressions determining the labour market premiums to education level.
In this paper we document the impact of education levels on labour market outcomes from 1994 to 2010 using national household survey data.
Sweden is a very egalitarian country but inequalities have risen and some groups are poorly integrated into the labour market.
This report examines the role of Social Economy Organisation's in the provision of employment, and how they have fared during the recent period of economic turbulence.
The OECD unemployment rate was stable at 8.0% in December 2012, unchanged from the previous month.
In this paper we examine whether past labour market reforms aiming at reducing the rate of unemployment have raised its long-run volatility.
In Slovakia, educational outcomes are below the OECD average and are too dependent on the
socioeconomic background of students.
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.