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OECD Employment Outlook 2005
OECD. Published by : OECD Publishing , Publication date:  06 Jul 2005
Pages: 276 , Language: English
Version: E-book (PDF Format)
ISBN: 9789264010468 , OECD Code: 812005131E1
Price:   €45 | $63 | £40 | ¥5800 | MXN810
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Other languages:  Spanish (Available) French (Available)
Superseded by: OECD Employment Outlook 2014 - (Available)
Other Versions:  Print - Paperback

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Frequency: Annual   Tables: Charts: 107  Electronic format: Acrobat PDF


The OECD Employment Outlook 2005 presents OECD's latest review of labour market trends and issues.  In addition to its regular overview of labour markets in OECD countries and its comprehensive statistical annex, this edition also includes articles covering trade adjustment costs in OECD labour markets, regional disparities in labour markets, the role of in-work benefits in increasing employment, and evaluating the impact of labour market programmes and public employment services.

Table of contents:

Editorial: Globalisation: Coping with the Challenge
Introduction: Short-Term Employment Prospects
-Economic Outlook to the Year 2006
-Employment and Unemployment
-Compensation and Labour Costs
Chapter 1. Trade Adjustment Costs in OECD Labour Markets: A Mountain or a Molehill?
Chapter 2. How Persistent are Regional Disparities in Employment? The Role of Geographic Mobility
Chapter 3. Increasing Financial Incentives to Work: The Role of In-Work Benefits
Chapter 4. Labour Market Programmes and Activation Strategies: Evaluating the Impacts
Chapter 5. Public Employment Services: Managing Performance
Statistical Annex
-Standardised Unemployment Rates
-Employment/Population Ratios (by sex, age)
-Labour Force Participation Rates (by sex, age)
-Unemployment Rates (by sex, age)
-Incidence and Composition of Part-Time Employment
-Average Annual Hours Actually worked Per Person in Employment
-Incidence of Long-Term Unemployment
-Public Expenditure and Participant Inflows in Labour Market Programmes in OECD Countries
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