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The U.S. labour market has steadily improved since the crisis. The employment rate for the working age population stood at 63.2% at the end of 2017 compared to a low of 60.5% in the aftermath of the crisis. The U.S. employment rate has consistently remained above the OECD average over the past decade.
Data on government support to agriculture in the OECD area and other major economies, measured by the Producer Support Estimate (PSE) and Consumer Support Estimate.
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A broken social elevator? Key findings for United States
It is a pleasure to be back at the Press Club to present the OECD’s 2018 Economic Survey of the United States.
The U.S. economy is experiencing one of the longest expansions on record, but the scars left by the Great Recession, as well as challenges posed by globalization and automation shocks, remain visible across the country, according to a new report from the OECD.
Amid strong outlook for U.S. economy, risks abound
Mr. Angel Gurría, Secretary-General of the OECD, will be in Washington on 6-7 June 2018 to present the 2018 OECD Economic Survey of the United States.While in Washington, the Secretary-General will hold bilateral meetings with several US high level officials.
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The United States had the 25th lowest tax wedge among the 35 OECD member countries in 2017. The country occupied the same position in 2016. The average single worker in the United States faced a tax wedge of 31.7% in 2017 compared with the OECD average of 35.9%.
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Agricultural research fellowship award grants and international conferences sponsorships of the Co-operative Research Programme (CRP): Biological Resource Management for Sustainable Agricultural Systems; advice for applicants for funding.