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Employment Outlook 2009 country note : Korea (in korean)
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.
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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.
The unemployment rate for the OECD area was 8.5% in July 2009, the same as the previous month and 2.4 percentage points higher than a year earlier.
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OECD System of Unit Labour Cost and Related Indicators: Report from the Annual Update to Seasonal Adjustment Models – August 2009
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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.
Unit labour cost growth for the total economy remained largely steady for most OECD countries in the first quarter of 2009 as sharp falls in real output (gross domestic product at constant prices) due to the economic crisis were mostly offset by lower total labour costs.
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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.
Labour market outcomes have improved markedly in the past years as the beneficial effects of the economic upswing were reinforced by important structural reforms.
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.