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Getting Skills Right: Good Practice in Adapting to Changing Skill Needs
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This report identifies effective strategies to tackle skills imbalances, based on five country-specific policy notes for France, Italy, Spain, South Africa and the United Kingdom.
OECD Skills Strategy Diagnostic Report: The Netherlands 2017
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The OECD Skills Strategy Diagnostic Report: Netherlands identifies the following three skills priorities for the Netherlands - fostering more equitable skills outcomes, creating skills-intensive workplaces, and promoting a learning culture.

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Employment rate by age group
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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.
The Missing Entrepreneurs 2017
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The Missing Entrepreneurs 2017 is the fourth edition in a series of publications that examine how public policies at national, regional and local levels can support job creation, economic growth and social inclusion by overcoming obstacles to...
Labour Market Polarization in Advanced Countries
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This paper explores the effects of offshoring, technology and Chinese import competition on labor market polarization in European countries. We find that polarization occurs mostly as a result of polarization within individual industries, while the...
 
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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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