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OECD Reviews of Labour Market and Social Policies: Costa Rica
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    http://oecd.metastore.ingenta.com/content/8117191e.pdf
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Costa Rica has recorded many social and economic achievements and currently enjoys one of the highest levels of well-being in the OECD. But progress has come to a standstill in most recent years and challenges have emerged along several social and...
The Pursuit of Gender Equality
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This report examines recent developments in gender equality in education, employment, entrepreneurship and public life. It contains one overview chapter and 24 short chapters, each with key findings and policy recommendations.

Statistics

Self-employment rate
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    http://data.oecd.org/emp/self-employment-rate.htm
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Self-employment is defined as the employment of employers, workers who work for themselves, members of producers' co-operatives, and unpaid family workers.
Preventing Ageing Unequally
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    http://oecd.metastore.ingenta.com/content/8117161e.pdf
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This report examines how the two global mega-trends of population ageing and rising inequalities have been developing and interacting, both within and across generations.
Building local responsiveness in employment and skills systems in Southeast Asia
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    http://oecd.metastore.ingenta.com/content/8455fede-en.pdf
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Southeast Asia has experienced unprecedented growth and development as a result of market-led and export-driven policies over the last thirty years. This has had pulled millions out of poverty and drastically improved living standards over the course...
 
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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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