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OECD Compendium of Productivity Indicators 2017
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This report presents a comprehensive overview of recent and longer-term trends in productivity levels and growth in OECD countries, accession countries, key partners and G20 countries. It includes measures of labour productivity, capital productivity...
Employment and Skills Strategies in the Philippines
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Skills represent a key driver of development and growth in the Philippines. Educational attainment of the Filipino population has steadily increased in recent decades, but while the country is regionally successful within Southeast Asia, it has yet...


Starting a business
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This indicator introduces two important factors to start a business.
Small, Medium, Strong. Trends in SME Performance and Business Conditions
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This publication addresses a growing demand by governments for tools to monitor the performance of small and medium-sized enterprises, and benchmark the effectiveness of policies in creating appropriate conditions for them to flourish and grow. SMEs...
A revised approach to trend employment projections in long-term scenarios
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The paper describes revisions to the trend employment component of the production function underpinning long-term economic scenarios. Starting with historical age and sex-specific employment rates, a novel approach is developed to correct for...

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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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