More than four out of ten workers in European OECD countries held jobs where the quality of the working environment resulted in job strain in 2015, with male, low-educated, and younger workers disproportionately affected and significant differences across countries. Nearly two-thirds of workers in Greece and over half in Spain, for example, worked in ‘strained’ jobs in 2015.
Growth in OECD Unit Labour Costs slows to 0.5% in the first quarter of 2016
G20 GDP growth stable in Q1 2016 as pick-up in euro area and India offsets slowing China
OECD unemployment rate stable at 6.4% in April 2016
Composite leading indicators continue to point to stable growth momentum in the OECD area
Answers to mostly asked questions about GDP and other national accounts data series.
OECD annual inflation stable at 0.8% in April 2016
Slowdown in global merchandise trade accelerates in Q1 2016
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Productivity growth – the central driver of rising economic output and material living standards – has been slowing in many advanced and emerging economies in the wake of the crisis, according to new data released today in the OECD Compendium of Productivity Indicators.