Employment

 

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Books and Papers

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.
Health, Work and Working Conditions Click to Access:
    http://oecd.metastore.ingenta.com/content/5jz0zb71xhmr.pdf
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  • http://www.keepeek.com/Digital-Asset-Management/oecd/economics/health-work-and-working-conditions_5jz0zb71xhmr-en
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Economists have traditionally been very cautious when studying the interaction between employment and health because of the two-way causal relationship between these two variables: health status influences the probability of being employed and, at the same time, working affects the health...

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.
Entrepreneurship at a Glance 2014 Click to Access:
    http://oecd.metastore.ingenta.com/content/entrepreneur_aag-2014-en/00/01/index.html
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  • http://oecd.metastore.ingenta.com/content/3014031e.pdf
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  • http://www.keepeek.com/Digital-Asset-Management/oecd/industry-and-services/entrepreneurship-at-a-glance-2014_entrepreneur_aag-2014-en
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This fourth edition of Entrepreneurship at a Glance presents an original collection of indicators for measuring the state of entrepreneurship and its determinants.
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 –...
 
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Thematic Video on Employment

Did you know that OECD examines access to both formal and informal training ?
Did you know that jobless rates will fall only slightly over the next 18 months, from 8.0% in May 2013 to 7.8% at the end of 2014 ?