Reports


  • 12-November-2013

    English

    Time for the U.S. to Reskill? What the Survey of Adult Skills Says

    This report draws on the new international OECD Survey of Adult Skills to highlight the challenges faced by the United States. It shows that the United States should take action to improve adult skills, if it wants to avoid falling behind other countries. The report also advances a set of key recommendations to improve basic skills across the board.

  • 10-July-2013

    English, PDF, 1,756kb

    A Skills beyond School Review of the United States

    A Skills beyond School Review of the United States, OECD Reviews of Vocational Education and Training

  • 17-December-2012

    English, PDF, 281kb

    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.

  • 16-July-2012

    English, PDF, 162kb

    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

    English, PDF, 130kb

    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

  • 13-juin-2012

    Français

    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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  • 11-juin-2012

    Français

    Études par pays des systèmes budgétaires

    Le groupe de travail des Hauts responsables du budget (HRB) entreprend des examens nationaux des systèmes budgétaires.

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  • 21-March-2012

    English, , 2,305kb

    Higher Education in Regional and City Development - Southern Arizona, United States

    Universities and other higher education institutions can play a key role in human capital development and innovation systems. Reviews of Higher Education in Regional and City Development are the OECD’s vehicle to mobilise higher education for economic and social development of cities and regions.

  • 20-March-2012

    English

    Effects of NAFTA on US Employment and Policy Responses

    The signing of the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) was a source of debate in United States politics, particularly regarding possible labour market effects. This paper gives an overview and assessment of the debate and US employment policy responses.

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  • 9-March-2012

    English

    OECD Territorial Reviews: The Chicago Tri-State Metropolitan Area

    This review, the first of its kind conducted by the OECD in the United States, assesses the region’s capacity to contribute effectively to regional and national economic performance and quality of life.

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