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OECD report: Job Creation and Local Economic Development 2018

This third edition of Job Creation and Local Economic Development examines the impact of technological progress on regional and local labour markets. It sheds light on widening regional gaps on job creation, workers education and skills, as well as inclusion in local economies. Drawing on new data, it examines the geographical distribution of the risk …
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OECD Employment Outlook 2017

The OECD has just published the 2017 edition of the OECD Employment Outlook that reviews recent labour market trends and short-term prospects in OECD countries. Contents: Chapter 1 presents a comparative scoreboard of labour market performance that encompasses the quantity and quality of employment, as well as the inclusiveness of the labour market. During the …
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New forms of employment: Developing the potential of strategic employee sharing

Eurofound has just published the report “New forms of employment: Developing the potential of strategic employee sharing.” Although standard employment is still dominant in European labour markets, an increasing range of new employment forms is emerging that differ in their implications for working conditions. This study explores strategic employee sharing, an employment form for companies that have …
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Global Wage Report 2014/15

The ILO has just published the “Global Wage Report 2014/15: Wages and income inequality.” The study analyses the evolution of real wages around the world, giving a unique picture of wage trends and relative purchasing power globally and by region. The report also considers wage gaps between certain groups, such as those between women and …
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Living and Working in Europe

Eurofound Yearbook 2013: Living and Working in Europe describes developments in the EU in the wake of the crisis, focusing on major topic areas including changes in labour markets and employment, efforts to tackle youth unemployment, innovation in workplaces and public trust in institutions. In 2013, the European Union exited recession in the middle of the …
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After restructuring. ERM Report 2012.

Eurofound launches its 2012 Report from the European Restructuring Monitor (ERM): “After restructuring: labour markets, working conditions and life satisfaction”. The new EU-wide restructuring report reveals wide variations in consequences across country, sector and employees. High levels of restructuring activities across the European Union have resulted in five million fewer jobs in 2012 compared to …
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Global Wage Report 2010/11

The International Labour Organization (ILO) has launched the report “Global Wage Report 2010/11: Wage Policies in Times of Crisis”. Based on official national statistics from 115 countries and territories, the study reveals that the global financial and economic crisis has led to a considerable slowdown in the rate of growth of real wages around the …
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