Employment

 

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Books and Papers

Employment and Skills Strategies in Sweden Click to Access:
    http://oecd.metastore.ingenta.com/content/8415051e.pdf
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  • http://www.keepeek.com/Digital-Asset-Management/oecd/employment/employment-and-skills-strategies-in-sweden_9789264228641-en
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This report delivers evidence-based and practical recommendations on how to better support employment and economic development in Sweden.
NEET Youth in the Aftermath of the Crisis Click to Access:
    http://oecd.metastore.ingenta.com/content/5js6363503f6.pdf
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  • http://www.keepeek.com/Digital-Asset-Management/oecd/social-issues-migration-health/neet-youth-in-the-aftermath-of-the-crisis_5js6363503f6-en
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This paper presents an overview of the situation of youth in OECD countries since the onset of the financial crisis focusing primarily on describing the characteristics and living conditions of young NEETs. It also provides data on the availability, coverage and effectiveness of income-support...

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Wage levels Click to Access:
    http://data.oecd.org/earnwage/wage-levels.htm
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The incidence of low pay refers to the share of workers earning less than two-thirds of median earnings. The incidence of high pay refers to the share of workers earning more than one-and-a-half time median earnings.
In It Together: Why Less Inequality Benefits All Click to Access:
    http://oecd.metastore.ingenta.com/content/8115091e.pdf
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  • http://www.keepeek.com/Digital-Asset-Management/oecd/employment/in-it-together-why-less-inequality-benefits-all_9789264235120-en
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This book highlights the key areas where inequalities are created and where new policies are required, including the consequences of current consolidation policies, structural labour market changes with rising non-standard work and job polarisation,...
How demanding are eligibility criteria for unemployment benefits, quantitative indicators for OECD and EU countries Click to Access:
    http://oecd.metastore.ingenta.com/content/5jrxtk1zw8f2.pdf
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  • http://www.keepeek.com/Digital-Asset-Management/oecd/social-issues-migration-health/how-demanding-are-eligibility-criteria-for-unemployment-benefits-quantitative-indicators-for-oecd-and-eu-countries_5jrxtk1zw8f2-en
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Eligibility criteria for unemployment benefits, which require recipients to actively look for work, take up suitable job offers or take part in active labour market programmes (ALMPs), or risk benefit sanctions, can play an important role in offsetting the negative impact of generous...
 
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Thematic Video on Employment

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