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  • 31-January-2017

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    Decoupling of wages from productivity: Macro-level facts

    OECD Economics Department Working Papers, N. 1373 - Over the past two decades, aggregate labour productivity growth in most OECD countries has decoupled from real median compensation growth, implying that raising productivity is no longer sufficient to raise real wages for the typical worker. This paper provides a quantitative description of decoupling in OECD countries over the past two decades...

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  • 16-January-2017

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    Inequalities in longevity by education in OECD countries: Insights from new OECD estimates

    Statistics Working Paper N. 78, 2017/2 - This paper assesses inequality in longevity across education and gender groups in 23 OECD countries around 2011.

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  • 15-January-2017

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    Has the labour share declined? It depends

    Statistics Working Paper N. 77, 2017/1 - We revisit the issue of how best to measure the labour and capital shares in OECD economies, distinguishing between production- and income-based perspectives. The former adopts a producer perspective with gross income as a reference: it uses a production function in a market setting.

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  • 14-January-2017

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    Expert Group on Disparities in a National Accounts Framework: results from the 2015 exercise

    Statistics Working Paper N. 76, 2016/10 - In 2011, an Expert Group was launched to carry out a feasibility study on the compilation of distributional measures of income, consumption and wealth across household groups consistent with national accounts data. This group developed a methodology on the basis of which first experimental results on income, consumption and savings according to income quintiles were compiled and published...

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  • 19-December-2016

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    A review of general social surveys

    Statistics Working Paper N. 75, 2016/9 - This review makes a first step towards developing a system of well-being statistics. A data source that has been underutilised in assessing the multidimensionality of human well-being and the joint distribution of outcomes are General Social Surveys, which are run by the majority of national statistical agencies as part of their regular survey programme. Using the OECD well-being framework...

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  • 26-July-2016

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    Forecasting GDP during and after the Great Recession: A contest between small-scale bridge and large-scale dynamic factor models

    OECD Economics Department Working Papers, N. 1313 - This paper compares the short-term forecasting performance of state-of-the-art large-scale dynamic factor models (DFMs) and the small-scale bridge models routinely used at the OECD.

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