Employment

 

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Books and Papers

Recruiting Immigrant Workers: Norway 2014 Click to Access:
    http://oecd.metastore.ingenta.com/content/8114311e.pdf
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  • http://www.keepeek.com/Digital-Asset-Management/oecd/social-issues-migration-health/recruiting-immigrant-workers-norway-2014_9789264226135-en
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This book reviews the use of immigrant workers in Norway and the policies created to control their use.
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 –...

Statistics

Employment rate by age group Click to Access:
    http://data.oecd.org/emp/employment-rate-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.
Job Creation and Local Economic Development Click to Access:
    http://oecd.metastore.ingenta.com/content/8414071e.pdf
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  • http://www.keepeek.com/Digital-Asset-Management/oecd/industry-and-services/job-creation-and-local-economic-development_9789264215009-en
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This publication highlights new evidence on policies to support job creation, bringing together the latest research on labour market, entrepreneurship and local economic development policy to help governments support job creation in the recovery.
Exports and Employment in China, Indonesia, Japan and Korea Click to Access:
    http://oecd.metastore.ingenta.com/content/5jxzqqw84vmp.pdf
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  • http://www.keepeek.com/Digital-Asset-Management/oecd/trade/exports-and-employment-in-china-indonesia-japan-and-korea_5jxzqqw84vmp-en
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This paper examines the effects of exports on employment in China, Indonesia, Japan and Korea. It draws on input-output data for the period from 1995 to 2009 to estimate the effects on each industry's employment (i.e. direct effects) and on other industries' employment through intra-industry...
 
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