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A call to action for governments to tackle non-communicable diseases, such as cancer, heart disease and diabetes was announced today in The Lancet.
Society at a Glance offers a concise overview of quantitative social trends and policies across the OECD. This 2001 edition includes a wide range of social indicators - including for the major emerging economies - and features a special chapter on unpaid&
This publication reproduces the papers presented at an OECD/European Commission seminar on the links between the acquisition of the host-country nationality and immigrants’ integration into the economy and society.
Replacement rates (gross and net), country specific files, models and calculator from Benefits and Wages 2007, which provides detailed descriptions of all cash benefits available to those in and out of work as well as the taxes they were liable&
One indicator of retirement behaviour that abstracts from more general factorsaffecting the level of participation rates is the average effective age at which older workers withdraw from the labour force
This annual edition of Labour Force Statistics provides detailed statistics on population, labour force, employment and unemployment, broken down by gender, as well as unemployment duration, employment status, employment by sector of activity and...
The mortality amenable to health care is defined as a possible indicator to measure the health care systems performance in preventing premature deaths that can be avoided by appropriate health care intervention. This paper assesses the feasibility of using this indicator in OECD countries.
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This .xls file presents summary data for Brazil, China, India and South Africa, on: (1) Population, (2) Macroeconomic Trends, (3) Labour Market, (4) Wages and earnings, (5) LMPR (Labour Market Regulations and Policies), (6) Income and Inequality, (7) Poverty Rates and (8) Social Policies.
Japan has high employment rates for men and older workers and relatively low unemployment. Benefit entitlements for the unemployed are limited, but other labour market policies - including an emphasis on placement services - help to prevent unemployment ...
The crisis has had a huge impact on employment and may have changed the job market forever. John Martin, OECD Director of Employment, Labour and Social Affairs, explains the challenges facing policymakers in the years and decades ahead.