OECD Labour Market Institutions
Indicators of labour market institutions in OECD countries
February 5 2003
The OECD produces various indicators of labour market institutions in OECD countries. FRDB collects them from various sources for its own research activities and makes them available on-line.
1. Unemployment Duration
Unemployed persons by duration of the unemployment spell in OECD countries in various years. Free access.
2. Labour Market Flows
Inflows and outflows from employment. OECD elaboration from the unemployment duration database. Password required
3. Temporary Employment
Temporary, permanent and total employment by age group, country and year. Free access
4. Benefit Replacement Rates
Net and Gross Replacement Rates for typical benefit recipients in OECD countries in various years. Data are produced for 4 family types (single, couple no children, couple 2 children, lone parents 2 children) and various durations of the benefits (1 month or 60 months for the net r.r.; 1 year or 60 months for the gross r.r.). Password protected.
5. Employment Protection Indices
Indices of the strictness of employment protection in OECD countries in the late 1980s and in the late 1990s. Additional information can be obtained through the OECD web site. Free access.
6. Unions and Labour Markets
Data used in Ebbinghaus and Visser, “Trade Unions in Western Europe since 1945” 2000, Macmillam. Password required.
Data on taxes and trasfers for workers (singles and couples) earning wages at the level of the average production worker (APW) for all OECD and some CEE countries from 1979 to 2001. Password required.
Access to the data
Some of these data are also freely available through the OECD web site, others require special access conditions. Please contact the Fondazione for information about access conditions.