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16-September-2009

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Employment Outlook 2009 Country Notes: Japan

The OECD Employment Outlook 2009 indicates that Japan has experienced sizeable job losses during the global economic downturn. In July, the unemployment rate reached a record high level of 5.7%, two percentage points higher than at the end of 2007.

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16-September-2009

English

Preventing the jobs crisis from casting a long shadow

During the launch of the Employment Outlook 2009, Mr. Gurría warned that the unemployment rate is likely to continue rising into 2010 and could even approach 10% in the OECD area. He called governments to act fast and decisively to prevent the recession turning into a long-term unemployment crisis with its major social and economic consequences.

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16-September-2009

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Employment Outlook 2009 country note : Korea (in korean)

Employment Outlook 2009 country note : Korea (in korean)

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16-September-2009

English

Governments must act decisively on jobs, says OECD’s Gurría

According to Secretary-General Angel Gurría, governments must act fast and decisively to prevent the recession turning into a long-term unemployment crisis. “It is essential that governments focus on helping jobseekers in the months to come,” he said at the launch of the Employment Outlook 2009.

16-September-2009

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Employment Outlook 2009 Country Notes: United Kingdom

The OECD Employment Outlook 2009 indicates that the early stages of the economic recovery are likely to be too muted to result in strong job creation. As a result, the UK unemployment rate, which reached 7.8% in the 2nd quarter of 2009, is expected to continue to rise and remain high through 2010.

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27-August-2009

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OECD System of Unit Labour Cost and Related Indicators: Report from the Annual Update to Seasonal Adjustment Models – August 2009

OECD System of Unit Labour Cost and Related Indicators: Report from the Annual Update to Seasonal Adjustment Models – August 2009

14-August-2009

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Recession, recovery and reinvestment: The role of local economic leadership in a global crisis

The global financial crisis is like no other that we have experienced since the early 20th century. This free publication identifies some of the most interesting practices in response to the financial crisis from a local economic development perspective.

14-August-2009

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Local economic strategy series: Review of Belfast

The success of Belfast over the next 25 years is critical to the success of Northern Ireland. This timely review examines how lessons from the exceptional circumstances that have shaped the city and its remarkable revival over the last decade have shaped the local development agenda.

7-August-2009

English

Improving the functioning of the Slovenian labour market

Labour market outcomes have improved markedly in the past years as the beneficial effects of the economic upswing were reinforced by important structural reforms.

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6-August-2009

English

Going Separate Ways? School-to-Work Transitions in the United States and Europe (Social, Employment and Migration Working Paper No. 90)

This paper derives school-to-work transition pathways in the United States and Europe between the late 1990s and the early 2000s. To do so, it uses Optimal Matching, a technique developed to sequence DNA.

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