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Recruiting Immigrant Workers: New Zealand 2014 Click to Access:
    http://oecd.metastore.ingenta.com/content/8114131e.pdf
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  • http://www.keepeek.com/Digital-Asset-Management/oecd/social-issues-migration-health/recruiting-immigrant-workers-new-zealand-2014_9789264215658-en
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This book reviews the use of immigrant workers in New Zealand and the policies created to control their use.
An Exploration of the Determinants of the Subjective Well-being of Americans During the Great Recession Click to Access:
    http://oecd.metastore.ingenta.com/content/5jxzc9p57lq3.pdf
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  • http://www.keepeek.com/Digital-Asset-Management/oecd/economics/an-exploration-of-the-determinants-of-the-subjective-well-being-of-americans-during-the-great-recession_5jxzc9p57lq3-en
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This paper uses data from the American Life Panel to understand the determinants of well-being in the United States during the Great Recession. It investigates how various dimensions of subjective wellbeing reflected in the OECD Better Life Framework impact subjective well-being. The results...

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Foreign-born employment Click to Access:
    http://data.oecd.org/migration/foreign-born-employment.htm
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The foreign-born employment rate is calculated as the share of employed foreign-born persons aged 15-64 in the total foreign-born population (active and inactive persons) of that same age.
Making Mental Health Count Click to Access:
    http://oecd.metastore.ingenta.com/content/8114031e.pdf
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  • http://www.keepeek.com/Digital-Asset-Management/oecd/social-issues-migration-health/making-mental-health-count_9789264208445-en
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This book addresses the high cost of mental illness, the organisation of care, changes and future directions for the mental health workforce, indicators for mental health care and quality, and tools for better governance of the system.
Measuring Income Inequality and Poverty at the Regional Level in OECD Countries Click to Access:
    http://oecd.metastore.ingenta.com/content/5jxzf5khtg9t.pdf
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  • http://www.keepeek.com/Digital-Asset-Management/oecd/economics/measuring-income-inequality-and-poverty-at-the-regional-level-in-oecd-countries_5jxzf5khtg9t-en
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The extent to which income inequality and poverty vary within countries across different regions is very relevant for policy decisions and monitoring. However, sub-national measures are scarce, given the complexity of producing indicators at the regional level from the available data and the...
 
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Did you know that the cost of public pensions is set to increase further in many OECD countries, from an average of 9% of GDP in 2010 to 12% in 2050?