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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.
Gross Earning Inequalities in OECD Countries and Major Non-member Economies Click to Access:
    http://oecd.metastore.ingenta.com/content/5jz123k7s8bv.pdf
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  • http://www.keepeek.com/Digital-Asset-Management/oecd/economics/gross-earning-inequalities-in-oecd-countries-and-major-non-member-economies_5jz123k7s8bv-en
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Income and earning inequality has been on the rise in most of the OECD and in many emerging economies since the 1980s. This paper estimates a model of earnings inequality across OECD countries that incorporates determinants of relative demand and supply of more and less-skilled labour. Drawing...

Statistics

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.
International Migration: The Relationship with Economic and Policy Factors in the Home and Destination Country Click to Access:
    http://oecd.metastore.ingenta.com/content/5jz123h8nd7l.pdf
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  • http://www.keepeek.com/Digital-Asset-Management/oecd/economics/international-migration-the-relationship-with-economic-and-policy-factors-in-the-home-and-destination-country_5jz123h8nd7l-en
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Unfavourable demographic trends in many OECD countries threaten the sustainability of potential labour resources, GDP growth and fiscal positions. One factor that is expected to mitigate these trends is continued inflows of migrant workers from low income economies. However, a rapid catch-up in...
 
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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?