Mon, 21 May 2012 16:33:00 CEST
This blogpost by Marilyn Achiron sets out a new animated video on the importance of creating a larger and larger pool of people who have fully developed their skills, encouraging those people to supply their skills to the labour market, and then ensuring that those skills are used effectively on the job
Mon, 21 May 2012 15:33:00 CEST
This blogpost by Andreas Shleicher explains the importance for all of us - countries, companies and individuals - to develop the right skills, provide them to the labour market and use them effectively.
Thu, 21 Apr 2011 19:30:00 CEST
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
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
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.