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[IWS] OECD Social, Employment and Migration Working Papers

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Stuart Basefsky
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OECD Social, Employment and Migration Working Papers



Recent publications


N° 106               14 Apr 2010

Rising Youth Unemployment During The Crisis

Stefano Scarpetta, Anne Sonnet, Thomas Manfredi

The global economic crisis has hit youth very hard. In the OECD area, the youth (15-24) unemployment rate rose by 6 percentage points in the two years to the end of 2009, to reach almost 19%. There are currently nearly 15 million youth unemployed in the OECD area, about four million more than...


N° 104               18 Mar 2010

Israeli Child Policy and Outcomes

John Gal, Mimi Ajzenstadt, Asher Ben-Arieh, Roni Holler, Nadine Zielinsky

This report presents an overview of child policy in Israel. It covers a wide range of services and policies that are intended to further the wellbeing of children in Israel or that have an impact upon the wellbeing of children, including the fields of education, health, cash transfers, taxation...


N° 103               19 Mar 2010

Reforming Policies on Foreign Workers in Israel

Adriana Kemp

Since the early 1990s, Israel has enacted a managed migration scheme for low-skilled foreign workers. Originally designed to replace Palestinian cross-border workers from the Occupied Territories in the secondary labour market, in 2007 foreign workers comprised 8.7% of the private-sector labour...


N° 102               18 Mar 2010

Labour Market and Socio-Economic Outcomes of the Arab-Israeli Population

Jack Habib, Judith King, Assaf Ben Shoham, Abraham Wolde-Tsadick, Karen Lasky

Ce rapport s’intéresse à certains des principaux facteurs à prendre en compte concernant la situation des arabes israéliens sur le marché du travail : les écarts dans le capital humain (éducation, connaissance de l'informatique, maîtrise de l’hébreu) ; le lieu de résidence, la périphérie...


N° 101               28 May 2010            

Trends in South African Income Distribution and Poverty since the Fall of Apartheid

Murray Leibbrandt, Ingrid Woolard, Arden Finn, Jonathan Argent

This report presents a detailed analysis of changes in both poverty and inequality since the fall of Apartheid, and the potential drivers of such developments. Use is made of national survey data from 1993, 2000 and 2008. These data show that South Africa’s high aggregate level of income...


N° 100               07 Jan 2010  

Minimum Income Benefits in OECD Countries

Herwig Immervoll




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