Employment

 

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OECD Employment Outlook 2014 Click to Access:
    http://oecd.metastore.ingenta.com/content/8114091e.pdf
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  • http://www.keepeek.com/Digital-Asset-Management/oecd/employment/oecd-employment-outlook-2014_empl_outlook-2014-en
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The OECD Employment Outlook 2014 includes chapters on recent labour market developments with a special section on earnings, job quality, youth employment, and forms of employment and employment protection.
Workplace Stress in the United States Click to Access:
    http://oecd.metastore.ingenta.com/content/5jz0zb5t4532.pdf
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  • http://www.keepeek.com/Digital-Asset-Management/oecd/economics/workplace-stress-in-the-united-states_5jz0zb5t4532-en
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Despite relative affluence, workplace stress is a prominent feature of the US labour market. To the extent that job stress causes poor health outcomes – either directly through increased blood pressure, fatigue, muscle pain, etc. or indirectly through increased rates of cigarette smoking –...

Statistics

Employment rates by age group Click to Access:
    http://data.oecd.org/emp/employment-rates-by-age-group.htm
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The employment rate for a given age group is measured as the number of employed people of a given age as a percentage of the total number of people in that same age group.
Connecting People with Jobs Click to Access:
    http://oecd.metastore.ingenta.com/content/8114161e.pdf
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  • http://www.keepeek.com/Digital-Asset-Management/oecd/employment/connecting-people-with-jobs_9789264217188-en
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This report examines recent activation policies in the United Kingdom aimed at moving people back into work. It offers insight into how countries can improve the effectiveness of their employment services and also control spending on benefits.
Exports and Employment in China, Indonesia, Japan and Korea Click to Access:
    http://oecd.metastore.ingenta.com/content/5jxzqqw84vmp.pdf
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  • http://www.keepeek.com/Digital-Asset-Management/oecd/trade/exports-and-employment-in-china-indonesia-japan-and-korea_5jxzqqw84vmp-en
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This paper examines the effects of exports on employment in China, Indonesia, Japan and Korea. It draws on input-output data for the period from 1995 to 2009 to estimate the effects on each industry's employment (i.e. direct effects) and on other industries' employment through intra-industry...
 
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