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Employment and Skills Strategies in Israel Click to Access:
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This report delivers evidence-based and practical recommendations on how to better support employment and economic development in Israel.
The causes and consequences of field-of-study mismatch Click to Access:
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Field-of-study mismatch occurs when workers educated in a particular field work in another. It is conceptually distinct from qualifications or skills mismatch, although a part of qualifications and skills mismatch results from graduates from a particular field having to downgrade to find work...


Wage levels Click to Access:
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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.
OECD Employment Outlook 2015 Click to Access:
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The OECD Employment Outlook 2015 reviews recent labour market trends and short-term prospects in OECD countries, looking at: recent labour market developments, especially around minimum wages; skills and wage inequality; activation policies and...
The effects of vocational education on adult skills and wages Click to Access:
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Vocational education and training are highly valued by many. The European Ministers for Vocational Education and Training, the European Social Partners and the European Commission have issued in 2010 the Bruges Communiqué, which describes the global vision for VET in Europe 2020. In this...

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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.