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  • 16-November-2017

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    How's life in New Zealand?

    This note presents selected findings based on the set of well-being indicators published in How's Life? 2017.

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  • 11-October-2017

    English

    Adapting to the changing labour market in New Zealand

    Technological change is increasing the productivity of highly skilled workers but creating more challenging labour-market conditions for their low-skilled counterparts.

  • 11-October-2017

    English

    Improving productivity in New Zealand's economy

    New Zealand ranks highly on most indicators of well-being, but incomes are below the OECD average due to low labour productivity.

  • 6-September-2017

    English

    New Zealand: Ambassador, Permanent Representative to the OECD

    Biographical note of New Zealand's Permanent Representative to the OECD.

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  • 27-June-2017

    English

    The downsides of New Zealand’s inflated house prices

    In real terms, house prices in New Zealand increased more than in any other OECD country between 2010 and 2016.

  • 15-June-2017

    English

    Economic Survey of New Zealand 2017

    New Zealand has experienced robust economic growth since 2012, buoyed by record levels of inward migration and strong terms of trade. Employment has expanded vigorously, reversing much of the increase in unemployment since the onset of the global financial crisis.

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  • 14-June-2017

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    New Zealand: Boost productivity and adapt to the changing labour market

    The New Zealand economy continues enjoying a strong, broad-based expansion, driven by booming tourism, high net inward migration, solid construction activity and supportive monetary policy.

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  • 6-April-2017

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    New Zealand should do more to help workers struggling after redundancy

    New Zealand should extend access to income support and introduce a longer minimum notice period for all workers to help disadvantaged laid-off workers find a new job and maintain their job quality and living standards, according to a new OECD report.

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  • 6-April-2017

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    Back to Work: New Zealand - Improving the Re-employment Prospects of Displaced Workers

    Job displacement (involuntary job loss due to firm closure or downsizing) affects many workers over their lifetime. Displaced workers may face long periods of unemployment and, even when they find new jobs, tend to be paid less and have fewer benefits than in their prior jobs. Helping them get back into good jobs quickly should be a key goal of labour market policy. This report is part of a series of reports looking at how this challenge is being tackled in a number of OECD countries. It shows that in New Zealand most displaced workers find a new job again, largely due to a strong economy and a highly flexible labour market. But many of them face large losses in terms of job quality and especially wages. And displaced workers facing difficulties in New Zealand are largely left on their own to find a new job, as the means-tested public benefit system only provides for people in need and employment services concentrate on helping people off benefit with limited focus on those not receiving a benefit.Nine countries are participating in the review: Australia, Canada, Denmark, Finland, Japan,
    Korea, New Zealand, Sweden and the United States.Contents
    Chapter 1. Job displacement in New Zealand and its consequences
    Chapter 2 Easing the impact of economic restructuring on displaced workers in New Zealand
    Chapter 3 Re-employment support for displaced workers in New Zealand who struggle to find a new jobwww.oecd.org/employment/displaced-workers.htm
  • 28-March-2017

    English

    Tax and Skills: Key findings for all countries

    These country specific notes provide figures and commentary from the Taxation and Skills publication that examines how tax policy can encourage skills development in OECD countries.

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