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Getting Skills Right: Sweden
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This report offers an in-depth analysis of the key areas where policy action is required to spur the development of an efficient system for skills assessment and anticipation to inform policy in the country.
Job Creation and Local Economic Development 2016
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This second edition of Job Creation and Local Economic Development examines how national and local actors can better work together to support economic development and job creation at the local level.


Starting a business
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This indicator introduces two important factors to start a business.
Back to Work: Finland
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Job displacement (involuntary job loss due to firm closure or downsizing) affects many workers over their lifetime. This report on Finland is part of a series of nine reports looking at how this challenge is being tackled in a number of OECD countries.
Structural Transformation in the OECD
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In tandem with the diffusion of computer technologies, labour markets across the OECD have undergone rapid structural transformation. In this paper, we examine i) the impact of technological change on labour market outcomes since the computer...

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Thematic Video on Employment

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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