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  • 17-December-2012

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    Closing the Gender Gap - country note: USA

    Gains in female education attainment have contributed to a worldwide increase in women’s participation in the labour force, but considerable gaps remain in working hours, conditions of employment and earnings.  More specific data for the United States are available in this country note.

  • 7-November-2012


    OECD’s Gurría congratulates President Obama on his re-election victory

    In a letter to President Obama, Secretary-General Angel Gurría acknowledged that Americans demonstrated their recognition of the President's many achievements during his first four years in the White House.

  • 7-September-2012

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    Education at a Glance 2012: Country Notes - United States

    Education at a Glance 2012: Country Notes - United States

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  • 7-September-2012

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    Education at a Glance 2012: Country Notes - United States

    Education at a Glance 2012: Country Notes - United States

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  • 16-July-2012

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    OECD Employment Outlook 2014 - Key findings for the United States

    At 6.2% in July, the US unemployment rate is back where it was in September 2008 when the bankruptcy of Lehman Brothers signalled an intensification of the recession that had already been underway since the end of 2007.

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  • 11-July-2012

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    Briefing note for the OECD Employment Outlook 2012: United States

    The US labour market continues its slow recovery from the 2008-09 recession, but the unemployment rate remains significantly higher than before the financial crisis

  • 29-June-2012

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    OECD Development Centre and UN Women event - 5 July

    The OECD Development Centre will present the 2012 Social Institutions and Gender Index at UN Women in New York on 5 July. The event will be hosted by the UN Women Research and Data Section and chaired by Michelle Bachelet, Executive Director of UN Women.

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  • 28-June-2012

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    US health care system from an international perspective

    Data from OECD Health Data 2012 focusing on key US issues: why is the US health spending so high? Is US health spending higher due to higher prices or higher service provision? (or both?)? Is the quality of care better in the US? What are the trends in key risk factors to health in the US?

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  • 27-juin-2012


    Ëconomie : Pour rester à l’avant-garde, les États-Unis doivent favoriser l’éducation et l’innovation

    Les États-Unis devraient faire plus d’efforts pour encourager l’innovation et offrir un accès plus équitable à un enseignement de grande qualité, afin de conserver son statut d’économie la plus dynamique et productive au monde, selon la dernière Étude économique de l’OCDE sur les États-Unis.

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  • 13-juin-2012


    Étude économique des États-Unis 2014

    Renforcer l'innovation et les résultats scolaires, y compris en réduisant l’influence des milieux socio-économiques, ainsi que la mise sur une trajectoire durable des finances publiques par les mesures progressives devrait accroître le potentiel de croissance et réduire les inégalités économiques.

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