The United States has maintained foreign aid volumes through the aftermath of the global economic crisis and has visibly improved the focus and effectiveness of its development assistance.
The OECD Washington Centre serves as regional contact in North America for the full range of OECD activities, from the sales of publications, to inquiries from the media, to liaison with governments, parliaments, business, labour and civil society.
There has been ongoing progress in narrowing the overall gender wage gap in the United States (17.5%) but it remains higher than the average across OECD countries (15.3%) and large variations prevail across U.S. states. This brochure presents data and recommendations on how to improve women's economic opportunities in the United states.
This report evaluates the recent performance of North American labour markets (Canada, Mexico, United States) and their prospects from an internationally comparative perspective. It addresses how the labour market in each country weathered the global economic and financial crisis as well as the key long-term labour market challenges.