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  • 22-December-2011

    English

    The Future of Families to 2030

    Since the 1960s the family in the OECD area has undergone significant transformation. In many countries, the extended family has all but disappeared, and the traditional two-parent family has become much less widespread as divorce rates, re-marriages, cohabitation, single parenthood and same-sex partnerships have all increased.  With rising migration, cultures and values have become more diverse, with some ethnic minorities evolving as parallel family cultures while others intermingle with mainstream cultures through mixed-race marriages. Families have seen more mothers take up work in the labour market, their adolescents spend longer and longer in education and training, and the elderly members of the family live longer and, increasingly, alone.  The repercussions of these changes on housing, pensions, health and long-term care, on labour markets, education and public finances, have been remarkable. Recent demographic projections perfromed by many OECD countries suggest that the next 20 years are likely to see a continuation and even acceleration of changes in household and family structures.  In particular, the numbers and shares of single-adult and single-parent households are expected to increase significantly, as is the number of couples without children.

    This report explores likely future changes in family and household structures in OECD countries; identifies what appear to be the main forces shaping the family landscape between now and 2030; discusses the longer-term challenges for policy arising from those expected changes; and on the basis of the three subsequent thematic chapters, suggests policy options for managing the challenges on a sustainable basis.  

  • 12-December-2011

    Russian

    ОЭСР: экономика России восстанавливается, но процесс модернизации необходимо ускорить

    По мнению ОЭСР Российской Федерации, необходимо стимулировать процесс модернизации экономики для обеспечения долгосрочного развития страны и решения проблем, связанных с неравномерным распределением доходов.

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  • 12-December-2011

    English

    The Russian economy is recovering, but faster modernisation needed, OECD says

    The Russian Federation must further modernise its economy to meet long-term development and income inequality challenges, according to the OECD. A combination of sound macroeconomic management, improved business climate, effective social policies and greater energy efficiency is required.

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  • 5-December-2011

    English

    Divided We Stand: Why Inequality Keeps Rising

    This book examines to which extent economic globalisation, skill-biased technological progress and institutional and regulatory reforms have had an impact on the distribution of earnings.

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  • 5-December-2011

    English

    OECD’s Gurría welcomes Italian government measures to strengthen public finances

    OECD Secretary-General Angel Gurría has welcomed the measures adopted by the Italian government to address fiscal sustainability while boosting growth and equity.

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  • 18-November-2011

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    Reform urgently needed to ensure long-term growth in Czech Republic, says OECD

    The Czech economy’s export-driven recovery is slowing as weak activity Europe curbs exports. Swift implementation of new reforms is needed to ensure sustainable, inclusive long-term growth and better resilience to external shocks, according to the latest Economic Survey of the Czech Republic.

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  • 18-November-2011

    English

    Launch of the Economic Survey of the Czech Republic

    With the Czech economy’s export-driven recovery slowing, swift implementation of new reforms is needed to ensure sustainable, inclusive long-term growth and better resilience to external shocks, according to OECD's Angel Gurría.

  • 17-November-2011

    English

    OECD Quarterly National Accounts data: Zones - GDP expenditure approach

    Updated on a daily basis. These statistics are an extract from the database: OECD Quarterly National Accounts. TIPS ...

  • 17-November-2011

    English

    OECD Quarterly National Accounts data - OECD member countries - GDP expenditure approach

    Updated on a daily basis. These statistics are an extract from the database: OECD Quarterly National Accounts. TIPS ...

  • 17-November-2011

    English

    OECD Quarterly National Accounts data, Volume and Price Indices - GDP expenditure approach

    Updated on a daily basis. These statistics are an extract from the database: OECD Quarterly National Accounts. TIPS ...

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