Books and Papers
This report presents the OECD's assessment of recent developments in Israel in the area of labour market and social policy. It focuses on recent trends in poverty and employment outcomes and policy development to improve employment opportunities,...
This paper provides a review of the available literature on global value chains (GVCs) and employment markets in developing countries. Due to the difficulty of observing intra-GVC transactions, there is very little direct empirical work on GVCs and labour markets. However, it is possible to...
This table includes average annual working time in hours per worker. The table is part of the key table collection on employment and labour markets.
Taxing Wages provides unique information on the taxes paid on wages in OECD countries. Taxing Wages 2013 includes a special feature entitled: ‘Average personal income tax rate and tax wedge progression in OECD countries.
This paper analyses the response of female labour force participation to the evolution of labour markets and policies supporting the reconciliation of work and family life. Using country-level data from the early 1980s for 18 OECD countries, we estimate the influence of labour market and...
Thematic Video on Employment
Did you know that youth has been hit hardest by the recession? In the first quarter of 2011, the OECD unemployment rate for young people was 17.4% compared with 7% for adults.