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Society at a Glance – Asia/Pacific Edition 2011 offers a concise quantitative overview of social trends and policies across Asia/Pacific countries and economies.
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This second edition of Society at a Glance: Asia/Pacific includes comparative data for 36 countries and economies, across five areas, including equity; health; and social cohesion. The report includes a special chapter on how people spend their time in the Asia/Pacific Region.
Young people and their job prospects must be right at the centre of the policy agendas of our member and partner countries. Investing in youths is vital, we can neither accept nor afford a lost generation, said OECD Secretary-General.
Mental illness is a growing problem in society and is increasingly affecting productivity and well-being in the workplace, according to a new OECD report.
Prevalence of disability and mental health disorders, share of disability benefit recipients, employment and unemployment rates of persons with a disability, etc.
По мнению ОЭСР Российской Федерации, необходимо стимулировать процесс модернизации экономики для обеспечения долгосрочного развития страны и решения проблем, связанных с неравномерным распределением доходов.
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.
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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This chapter is a special focus on inequality in Emerging Economies (EEs) the from the 2011 OECD report "Divided We Stand: Why Inequality Keeps Rising".
There is nothing inevitable about high and growing inequalities, said Mr Gurría. Our report clearly indicates that upskilling of the workforce is by far the most powerful instrument to counter rising income inequality. The investment in people must begin in early childhood and be followed through into formal education and work, he added.