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  • 19-January-2015

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    Japan can do more to encourage smooth transition of laid-off workers back into jobs, says OECD

    Japan could help laid-off workers find a job more quickly by improving co-ordination between public employment services and companies, as well as ensuring that all workers benefit from adequate Employment Insurance (EI) benefits, according to a new OECD report.

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  • 13-January-2015

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    Harmonised Unemployment Rates (HURs), OECD - Updated: January 2015

    OECD unemployment rate stable at 7.2% in November 2014

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  • 18-December-2014

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    System of unit labour cost, OECD - Updated: December 2014

    OECD Unit Labour Costs edge up to 0.2% in the third quarter of 2014

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  • 9-December-2014

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    Harmonised Unemployment Rates (HURs), OECD - Updated: December 2014

    OECD unemployment rate at 7.2% in October 2014

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  • 9-December-2014

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    Better education and skills are key to shift the economy up a gear, says latest Latin American Economic Outlook

    Latin America’s GDP growth rate has slowed down in 2014, dropping below 1.5%. This is the first time in a decade that the region grows less than the OECD average, according to the OECD Development Centre, the Commission for Latin American and the Caribbean and the development bank for Latin America. Given the projections in the past weeks, any recovery in 2015 is likely to be challenging.

  • 9-December-2014

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    Inequality hurts economic growth, finds OECD research

    Reducing income inequality would boost economic growth, according to new OECD analysis. This work finds that countries with lower income inequality grow faster than those with higher inequality.

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  • 8-December-2014

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    Economic stagnation compounds demographic pressure on pension systems, says OECD

    Low growth, low interest rates and low returns on investment linked to the slow global economy are now compounding the problems of population ageing for both public and private pension systems, according to a new OECD report.

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  • 2-December-2014

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    Media Advisory - Launch Latin American Economic Outlook 2015 at the XXIV Ibero-American Summit on Tuesday 9 December 2014

    OECD Development Centre, ECLAC and CAF to launch their joint Latin American Economic Outlook 2015 at the XXIV Ibero-American Summit on Tuesday 9 December 2014

  • 1-December-2014

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    The Netherlands should do more to help workers with mental ill-health, says OECD

    The Netherlands should increase support for workers suffering from mental health issues and their employers and tackle the continued social stigma and limited knowledge around such illnesses, according to a new OECD report.

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  • 1-December-2014

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    OECD's Gurria congratulates President Obama on taking action to address the unsustainable situation of undocumented immigrants

    On the occasion of the OECD High Level Policy Forum on Migration taking place on December 1 and 2 2014, Secretary General Angel Gurria congratulates President Obama on taking action to address the unsustainable situation of undocumented immigrants.

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