Action from the U.S. government has helped shield households and businesses from the immediate economic shock of the Covid-19 pandemic and continuing this support, while taking steps to lower barriers to labor mobility and competition, would help to strengthen the recovery.
Read how the United States and the OECD work together to implement better policies for better lives.
The OECD Washington Centre serves as regional contact in North America for the full range of OECD activities, from the sales of publications, to inquiries from the media, to liaison with governments, parliaments, business, labour and civil society.
There has been ongoing progress in narrowing the overall gender wage gap in the United States (17.5%) but it remains higher than the average across OECD countries (15.3%) and large variations prevail across U.S. states. This brochure presents data and recommendations on how to improve women's economic opportunities in the United states.
This report evaluates the recent performance of North American labour markets (Canada, Mexico, United States) and their prospects from an internationally comparative perspective. It addresses how the labour market in each country weathered the global economic and financial crisis as well as the key long-term labour market challenges.