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Taxing Wages 2016 Click to Access:
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This publication examines taxes paid on wages in OECD countries, covering: personal income taxes and employee contributions paid by employees, social security contributions and payroll taxes paid by employers, and cash benefits received by in-work...
An investigation into improving the real-time reliability of OECD output gap estimates Click to Access:
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Estimates of the output gap ought to be a useful guide for macroeconomic policy, both for assessing inflationary pressures and fiscal sustainability, but their reliability has been called into question by the large revisions which they are often subject to, particularly around turning points....


Starting a business Click to Access:
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This indicator introduces two important factors to start a business.
Getting Skills Right: Assessing and Anticipating Changing Skill Needs Click to Access:
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Digitalisation, globalisation, demographic shifts and other changes in work organisation are constantly reshaping skill needs. This can lead to persistent skill shortages and mismatch which are costly for individuals, firms and society in terms of...
The Routine Content of Occupations Click to Access:
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This work proposes a novel measure of the routine content of occupations, built on data from the OECD PIAAC survey of adult skills mirroring the extent to which workers can modify the type and sequence of tasks performed on the job. Based on median values of individuals’ responses in 3-digit...

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In 2014, almost 45 million persons were without job in the OECD area, 11.9 million more than just before the crisis.
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