Publications & Documents


  • 5-April-2006

    English

    Skills Upgrading: New Policy Perspectives

    Skills are key to a better job and a better life. Yet acquiring them is often most difficult for the people who need them most: those trapped in low-paid jobs with hard working conditions. The result is an imbalanced labour market...

  • 10-February-2006

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    OECD Studies in Risk Management - United States: Disaster Information Needs of Ethnic Minorities

    The study develops a tool that the New Mexico Indian tribes/communities can use to assess their exposure and vulnerability to hazards, as well as their capabilities and needs for managing disaster risks.

  • 7-February-2006

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    Economic Policy Reforms: Going for Growth 2006: Progress in Responding to the 2005 Policy Priorities - United States Country Note

    This note, taken from Chapter 2 of Economic Policy Reforms: Going for Growth 2006, contains information about the progress in implementing reforms in line with the 2005 priorities for the United States. In addition to passing of legislation or other decisions to implement reforms, the note records earlier stages of reform, such as government announcements and draft legislation presented to parliaments.

  • 30-January-2006

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    United States fisheries management system

    Information on the administration, legal framework and other aspects of fisheries management in the United States.

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  • 10-January-2006

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    Environmental Performance Reviews: United States (2006)

    This OECD review of environmental policy in the United States recommends more efficient use of energy and water as a way to safeguard economic prosperity while protecting the environment and human health.

  • 28-October-2005

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    Conference on From Immigration to Integration: Lessons Drawn from Local Responses, New York City, 15 December 2005

    The results of the LEED's five country reviews on Local Integration of Immigrants into de Labour Market will be discussed at this conference coorganised with the Federal Bank of New York...

  • 28-October-2005

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    Local Governance for Promoting Employment —Comparing the Performance of Japan and Seven Countries—

    This book includes the papers presented at the workshop with report of some successful cases of regional employment development in each country, which was added to the papers based on the discussions at the workshop...

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  • 10-October-2005

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    OECD Scoreboard 2005: Briefing note for the United States

    This note summarises recent developments in science, technology and innovation in the United States.

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  • 13-September-2005

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    Education at a Glance 2005 - USA Briefing Note

    This note summarizes the main characteristics of the US education system. The full edition “Education at a Glance: OECD indicators 2005” provides a rich, comparable and up-to-date array of education indicators enabling countries to see themselves in the light of other countries' performance.

  • 25-August-2005

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    Spotlight: Reform of the US Health Care System

    This selection of OECD working papers, books and data drawn from the OECD Health Project will help you better understand the current debate on health care reform in the US.

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