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Taxing Wages 2016 Click to Access:
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This publication examines taxes paid on wages in OECD countries, covering: personal income taxes and employee contributions paid by employees, social security contributions and payroll taxes paid by employers, and cash benefits received by in-work...
The Risk of Automation for Jobs in OECD Countries Click to Access:
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In recent years, there has been a revival of concerns that automation and digitalisation might after all result in a jobless future. The debate has been fuelled by studies for the US and Europe arguing that a substantial share of jobs is at "risk of computerisation". These studies follow an...


Starting a business Click to Access:
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This indicator introduces two important factors to start a business.
Getting Skills Right: Assessing and Anticipating Changing Skill Needs Click to Access:
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Digitalisation, globalisation, demographic shifts and other changes in work organisation are constantly reshaping skill needs. This can lead to persistent skill shortages and mismatch which are costly for individuals, firms and society in terms of...
Unemployment, temporary work and subjective well-being Click to Access:
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This paper investigates the extent to which unemployment and temporary work – two forms of labour market insecurity – affect different aspects of subjective well-being (i.e. life satisfaction, psychological well-being and satisfaction with partnership) among legally married and cohabiting...

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