17-December-2012

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Closing the Gender Gap - country note: USA

Gains in female education attainment have contributed to a worldwide increase in women’s participation in the labour force, but considerable gaps remain in working hours, conditions of employment and earnings.  More specific data for the United States are available in this country note.

29-November-2012

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Strengthening innovation in the United States

The US innovation system has many strengths, including world class research universities and firms that thrive in innovation-intensive sectors.

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7-November-2012

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OECD’s Gurría congratulates President Obama on his re-election victory

In a letter to President Obama, Secretary-General Angel Gurría acknowledged that Americans demonstrated their recognition of the President's many achievements during his first four years in the White House.

30-October-2012

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Obama vs. Romney: Is it the economy, stupid? An examination of opinion poll trends

Are you able to make sense of the barrage of opinion poll data that is currently being published in the lead up to the US presidential election on 6 November? Bruce Stokes, Director of Pew Global Economic Attitudes at the Pew Research Center, was invited to shed light on the numbers as part of the OECD Forum Speakers series on 25 October.

7-September-2012

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Education at a Glance 2012: Country Notes - United States

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7-September-2012

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Education at a Glance 2012: Country Notes - United States

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19-July-2012

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Current Economic Outlook and Main Outcomes from the OECD Forum 2012

Speaking at the French-American Foundation, Angel Gurría was invited to report on the main outcomes of the OECD Week (Forum and Ministerial Council). He also presented OECD perspectives on the current global economic outlook, in particular for the United States (US) and France.

16-July-2012

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OECD Employment Outlook 2014 - Key findings for the United States

At 6.2% in July, the US unemployment rate is back where it was in September 2008 when the bankruptcy of Lehman Brothers signalled an intensification of the recession that had already been underway since the end of 2007.

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11-July-2012

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Briefing note for the OECD Employment Outlook 2012: United States

The US labour market continues its slow recovery from the 2008-09 recession, but the unemployment rate remains significantly higher than before the financial crisis

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