From Crisis to Recovery - The Impacts on Jobs


When the crisis struck, employment in OECD countries was at its highest level since 1980, but the first victims of unemployment were the same groups as in previous decades such as the young and temporary workers. Employment takes longer to recover than output, and governments can play a role in helping those worst affected.


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Chapter 4 looks at the impact on jobs, including the risk that the recession will be followed by a jobless recovery that  contributes to a “lost generation” of young people in the workforce.

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… about the OECD’s work on Employment.

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