Japan

Thu, 21 Apr 2011 19:30:00 CEST

English

Labour market reforms to improve growth and equity

This chapter from "OECD Economic Surveys: Japan 2011" sets out labour reforms needed in Japan to encourage greater labour force participation by women, the elderly and youth.

Thu, 14 Apr 2011 19:30:00 CEST

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Job-rich Growth in Asia

A joint OECD/ILO initiative, this book analyses local approaches in Asia to modernise labour markets and skills strategies and shows how local recovery is taking place through a combination of policy measures on employment creation, skills development and social protection.

Tue, 07 Dec 2010 19:30:00 CET

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Activation Policies in Japan

This working paper presents the fact that over the past two decades, female participation in Japan has risen, while disparities in the labour market conditions of workers have grown. Further efforts are needed to promote increases in female and older-worker employment rates so as to combat the trend decline in the working-age population.