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PPT 2.1a - Income distribution meeting
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PPT 1.2 - Income distribution data meeting
Ongoing reforms of Denmark’s disability benefits and flexjobs are promising, but a stronger focus on helping people with their mental health issues is needed for the reforms to contribute to a sustainable decline in the high rate of unemployment, according to a new OECD report. Past labour market reforms failed because underlying mental health problems of the jobless remained unaddressed.
The aim of this meeting it to reinforce the collaborative relationship between the OECD and data providers in member countries, and to identify steps that could be taken to improve the quality and comparability of the data collected, and to extend its coverage to additional aspects.
Download data on health expenditure, health care resources, health care activities, mortality, and risk factors. Latest data in Excel format from OECD Health Data 2012, October 2012 edition.
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OECD Health Data 2012: Frequently Requested Data (Excel file), English. Updated October 2012.
Korea should build on its strong economy and well-educated workforce to meet the challenges of a fast-ageing population and to tackle rising income inequality, according to a new OECD report.
A new study measuring rates of health care use - such as GP and specialist consultations - by income level.
Germany is one of the OECD countries with the lowest barriers to immigration for high-skilled workers. However, long-term labour migration is low in comparison with other countries.
Labour migration is supposed to be one means to help meet future labour and skill shortages caused by a shrinking working-age population, this book addresses the question of how to ensure that international recruitment can help meet urgent needs in the labour market which cannot be met locally.