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The OECD actively supports member and partner countries with the implementation of the Jobs Strategy through the preparation of special chapters in the OECD Economic Survey, Working Papers and Jobs Strategy Implementation Notes.

OECD Social, Employment and Migration Working Paper - Job mobility, reallocation and wage growth

(13 January 2021)

This paper analyses the role of job mobility for job reallocation and aggregate wage growth in Norway and the United States using linked employer-employee data. It shows that, despite lower overall job mobility in Norway, the speed of worker reallocation from low-wage to high-wage firms is similar to that in the United States

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OECD Social, Employment and Migration Working Paper – “The 2018-2021 working time reform in Korea: A preliminary assessment”

(11 August 2020)

This paper provides a preliminary assessment of the working time reform that is currently being implemented in Korea by comparing its working time regulations with other the OECD before and after the reform and analyzing its initial impact on the incidence of working very long hours.

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OECD Social, Employment and Migration Working Paper – “Identifying and addressing employment barriers in Belgium, Korea and Norway”

(11 August 2020)

This paper documents joblessness in OECD countries, provides a detailed diagnosis of employment barriers in Belgium, Korea and Norway by applying the OECD Faces of Joblessness methodology and discusses the policy implications.

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Jobs Strategy chapter in OECD Economic Survey 2020 – Korea “Raising employment and enhancing job quality in the face of rapid ageing”

(11 August 2020)

Fostering solid inclusive growth in the face of the demographic headwinds calls for both better mobilising Korea’s high-quality labour resources and increasing labour productivity. This chapter focusses on mobilising labour resources drawing on the OECD’s new Jobs Strategy.

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OECD Social, Employment and Migration Working Paper – “Designing fair and work-oriented unemployment benefits: The case of Belgium”

(3 February 2020)

This paper focuses on the design of fair and work-oriented unemployment benefits, with a specific focus on Belgium.

Jobs Strategy chapter in OECD Economic Survey 2020 – Belgium “Addressing labour market challenges”

(3 February 2020)

This chapter presents a detailed analysis of policy priorities for the Belgium labour, with a special focus on jobs and the changing nature of work, drawing on insights from the OECD Jobs Strategy.

Jobs Strategy chapter in OECD Economic Survey 2019 – Norway “Maintaining high employment”

(9 December 2019)

This chapter presents a detailed analysis of the Norwegian labour market from the perspective of the OECD Jobs Strategy, with a specific emphasis on sick leave compensation and disability benefit, the old-age pension’s role in early retirement, education and skills, and immigrant integration.

Economic Survey of Colombia 2019

OECD Social, Employment and Migration Working Paper – “Assessing recent reforms and policy directions in France: Implementing the OECD Jobs Strategy”

 (15 May 2019)

The paper consists of a preliminary assessment of the French labour market reforms since 2017 related to the tax and benefit system, employment protection, and collective bargaining. 

Jobs Strategy chapter in OECD Economic Survey 2019 – France “Improving labour market performance: Implementing the OECD Jobs Strategy”

(9 April 2019)

This chapter presents a detailed analysis of the French labour market from the perspective of the OECD Jobs Strategy.

OECD Economics Department Working Paper – “Going national: Implementing the OECD Jobs Strategy”

(10 May 2019)

This paper provides guidance for developing country-specific policy recommendations from the broad policy principles of the new OECD Jobs Strategy.