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Recruiting Immigrant Workers: New Zealand 2014 Click to Access:
    http://oecd.metastore.ingenta.com/content/8114131e.pdf
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  • http://www.keepeek.com/Digital-Asset-Management/oecd/social-issues-migration-health/recruiting-immigrant-workers-new-zealand-2014_9789264215658-en
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This book reviews the use of immigrant workers in New Zealand and the policies created to control their use.
Health, Work and Working Conditions Click to Access:
    http://oecd.metastore.ingenta.com/content/5jz0zb71xhmr.pdf
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  • http://www.keepeek.com/Digital-Asset-Management/oecd/economics/health-work-and-working-conditions_5jz0zb71xhmr-en
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Economists have traditionally been very cautious when studying the interaction between employment and health because of the two-way causal relationship between these two variables: health status influences the probability of being employed and, at the same time, working affects the health...

Statistics

Foreign-born employment Click to Access:
    http://data.oecd.org/migration/foreign-born-employment.htm
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The foreign-born employment rate is calculated as the share of employed foreign-born persons aged 15-64 in the total foreign-born population (active and inactive persons) of that same age.
Making Mental Health Count Click to Access:
    http://oecd.metastore.ingenta.com/content/8114031e.pdf
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  • http://www.keepeek.com/Digital-Asset-Management/oecd/social-issues-migration-health/making-mental-health-count_9789264208445-en
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This book addresses the high cost of mental illness, the organisation of care, changes and future directions for the mental health workforce, indicators for mental health care and quality, and tools for better governance of the system.
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 –...
 
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Did you know that the cost of public pensions is set to increase further in many OECD countries, from an average of 9% of GDP in 2010 to 12% in 2050?