Employment

 

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Books and Papers

Matching Economic Migration with Labour Market Needs Click to Access:
    http://oecd.metastore.ingenta.com/content/8114141e.pdf
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This publication gathers the papers presented at the "OECD-EU dialogue on mobility and international migration: matching economic migration with labour market needs" (Brussels, 24-25 February 2014), a conference jointly organised by the European...
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 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.
Employment and Skills Strategies in the United States Click to Access:
    http://oecd.metastore.ingenta.com/content/8414061e.pdf
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This report looks at the range of institutions and bodies involved in workforce and skills development in two states – California and Michigan.
Exports and Employment in China, Indonesia, Japan and Korea Click to Access:
    http://oecd.metastore.ingenta.com/content/5jxzqqw84vmp.pdf
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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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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 ?