21-November-2013

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Life expectancy in the US rising slower than elsewhere, says OECD Health at a Glance report

Life expectancy has increased in the United States over the past decades, but less rapidly than in other OECD countries. This is due to gaps in health insurance coverage and proper primary care, poorer health-related behaviours and poor living conditions for a significant proportion of the U.S. population, according to a new OECD report.

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12-November-2013

English

Skills Survey: Country specific-material

Two rounds of the Survey of Adult Skills are under way: Round 1 (2008-13) with 24 participating countries, whose results were released in October 2013, and Round 2 (2012-16) with 9 participating countries, whose results will be released in 2016. A third round is scheduled to begin in May 2014.

12-November-2013

English

Time for the U.S. to Reskill? What the Survey of Adult Skills Says

This report draws on the new international OECD Survey of Adult Skills to highlight the challenges faced by the United States. It shows that the United States should take action to improve adult skills, if it wants to avoid falling behind other countries. The report also advances a set of key recommendations to improve basic skills across the board.

10-July-2013

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A Skills beyond School Review of the United States

A Skills beyond School Review of the United States, OECD Reviews of Vocational Education and Training

20-June-2013

English

Education at a Glance 2013 - Country notes and key fact tables

Education at a Glance 2013 - Country notes and key fact tables

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.

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

11-June-2012

English

Senior budget official country reviews of budgeting systems

The objective of senior budget official country reviews is to provide a comprehensive overview of the budget process in the country under examination, to evaluate national experiences in the light of international best practice and to provide specific policy recommendations.

21-March-2012

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Higher Education in Regional and City Development - Southern Arizona, United States

Universities and other higher education institutions can play a key role in human capital development and innovation systems. Reviews of Higher Education in Regional and City Development are the OECD’s vehicle to mobilise higher education for economic and social development of cities and regions.

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