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Luxembourg is a rich and fast-growing country. However, inequality of disposable incomes has trended up modestly over the past decades and relative poverty has risen reflecting mainly the rapid growth of high incomes.
OECD’s PISA publications highlight the impact of economic, social and cultural status (ESCS) on students’ results within countries. The focus here is to investigate whether ESCS measures could contribute to differences in aggregate educational outcomes between countries.
In this paper we include measures of school quality in regressions determining the labour market premiums to education level.
Sweden is a very egalitarian country but inequalities have risen and some groups are poorly integrated into the labour market.
In this paper we document the impact of education levels on labour market outcomes from 1994 to 2010 using national household survey data.
In this paper we examine whether past labour market reforms aiming at reducing the rate of unemployment have raised its long-run volatility.
In Slovakia, educational outcomes are below the OECD average and are too dependent on the
socioeconomic background of students.
Although job creation has improved, since the end of the 2007-08 recession, the effects of the recession on the labour market remain severe.
This paper presents the results from a new model for projecting growth of OECD and major non-OECD economies over the next 50 years as well as imbalances that arise.
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This study looks into the use of fixed term contracts and agency work in Russia during and shortly after the crisis 2009 10 with the help of an enterprise survey.