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OECD Week 2015: Paris, 2-4 June

Civil society representatives will gather at the OECD Forum “Investing in the Future: People, Planet, Prosperity" on 2-3 June 2015. Following the …

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China, India can build trust: Li|Top Stories

<b>Premier Li Keqiang meets his Indian counterpart Manmohan Singh in New Delhi on Monday during his first foreign trip since taking office. Xinhua</b><p>Two …

Myanmar Economy May Grow 6.75% This Year on Gas Output, IMF Says

Myanmar’s economy may grow 6.75 percent this fiscal year, led by natural gas sales and investment as the country moves to modernize its financial …

ILO welcomes accord on Building and Fire Safety in Bangladesh

The International Labour Organization (ILO) welcomes the Accord on Building and Fire Safety, the support of international trade unions and apparel …

In the Shadow of the Wall: Family Separation, Immigration Enforcement & Security

Please join the Woodrow Wilson Center's Mexico Institute and the University of Arizona's Center for Latin American Studies for a public forum with …

OECD iLibrary | Drivers of Female Labour Force Participation in the OECD

Drivers of Female Labour Force Participation in the OECD<p>English<p>Keywords: female labour force participation, work-life balance, family policy, …

Apprenticeships attract 11 applications per vacancy

<b>A record 11 applications are being made for each apprenticeship vacancy in the UK, the latest official data suggests.</b><p>Almost 370,000 applications were submitted between February and April, while 32,600 vacancies were advertised in the same period.<p>But competition was as high as 17 per place in the …

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Europe's Record Youth Unemployment: The Scariest Graph in the World Just Got Scarier

The new number that should terrify Europe is 62.5 percent.<p>Europe's job market is a historic disaster.<p>The EU unemployment rate set a new all-time high of 12.2 percent, according to today's estimates. But it's the youth unemployment crisis that's truly terrifying. In Spain, unemployment surged past …

The Report - High Level Panel

<i>Eminent Persons from Around the World Call for a New Global Partnership to Eradicate Poverty and Transform Economies through Sustainable …

The Geopolitics of the Internet: Seeing the Negotiating Table

More on:<p>International Organizations<p>Diplomacy and International Institutions<p>Global Governance<p>United States<p>Trade<p><i>Coauthored with Andrew Reddie, research</i> …

A Woman's World - Finance and Development: June 2013

Rohini Pande and Petia Topalova<p>Women in positions of power change public attitudes<p>Ann Mari May<p>U.S. economists' views vary by gender<p>James L. Rowe Jr. …

Ahead of Election Year, FARC Peace Talks, Economy, and Security in View | AS/COA

Colombia’s peace talks advanced this week; government negotiators and members of the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia announced on May 26 in …

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Marcha de trabajadores textiles en Camboya para reclamar un mejor sueldo

Una veintena de empleados de la empresa resultaron heridos por las cargas policiales<p>Cerca de 3.500 trabajadores de una fábrica textil de Camboya han …

About jobs and social cohesion

​Jobs have benefits for the individuals who hold them. These benefits include a source of income. But there are additional benefits in terms of how …

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Are Law Schools Neglecting Half of the Brain?

The notion that law schools should teach more practical skills and hands-on training is in vogue these days.<p>But Paula A. Franzese, a property and government ethics professor at Seton Hall University School of Law, thinks that the theory v. practice debate needs to be reframed. The more important …

Attracting foreign skills a circular process

Foreign academics are among the highly skilled workers that Germany wants to recruit to maintain its economic dynamics.<p>At the same time, enabling …

India’s Ruling Coalition Grants Itself a Good Report Card

A renascent and inclusive economy, better governance, better distribution of welfare programs and improved relations with neighbors — these, claims …

Growth in Wages Slows For Migrants in China

BEIJING—The rate of wage increases for China's migrant workers slowed last year, official data show.<p>The average monthly wage for migrant workers at the end of 2012 was 2,290 yuan ($373.50), up 241 yuan or 11.8% from a year earlier, the National Bureau of Statistics said in its annual survey. That …

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Is the integration of immigrants failing?

HUNDREDS of cars set on fire, a school in flames and angry youths hurling stones at the police. This is not the <i>banlieue</i> in France but suburbs in …