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Selected findings for the United States from the report "Preventing Ageing Unequally"
Government at a Glance provides a dashboard of key indicators to help you analyse international comparisons of public sector performance.
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Selected findings for the United States from the report "The Pursuit of Gender Equality: An Uphill Battle"
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Unemployment has fallen faster in the US than on average across OECD countries. At 4.3% in May, it is now below it pre-crisis level in 2007. However, employment in the US, as a share of the population aged 15-74, remains 2.4 percentage points below its pre-crisis value in 2007.
Between 2000 and 2010, US manufacturing experienced a nightmare. The number of manufacturing jobs in the United States, which had been relatively stable at 17 million since 1965, declined by one third in that decade, falling by 5.8 million to below 12 million in 2010 (returning to just 12.3 million in 2016). Certainly, the 2007–08 recession accelerated the disruption, but the causes were also structural, not simply financial.
The OECD Secretary-General spoke to the Economic Club of Minnesota about what must be done to make the trade system that has benefited so many work for everyone.
The United States has maintained foreign aid volumes through the aftermath of the global economic crisis and has visibly improved the focus and effectiveness of its development assistance. These trends should be maintained and reforms to the U.S. Agency for International Development should be consolidated, according to a new OECD Review.
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This country note presents student performance in science, reading and mathematics, and measures equity in education in the United States.
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This country note presents student performance in science, reading and mathematics, and measures equity in education in Massachusetts, US.
This publication provides detailed country notes on Value Added Tax/Goods and Services Tax (VAT/GST) and excise duty rates in OECD member countries.