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This note presents key findings related to income inequality and poverty for the United Kingdom, with global trends among OECD countries.
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This note presents key findings related to income inequality and poverty for France, with global trends among OECD countries.
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This note presents key findings related to income inequality and poverty for Germany, with global trends among OECD countries. More information in German about "Growing Unequal? Income Distribution and Poverty in OECD Countries".
A news conference to launch a new OECD report analysing trends in income distribution and poverty in the 30 OECD member countries will take place on Tuesday 21 October 2008 at OECD headquarters.
In a world which is already characterised by significant international migration of health workers, OECD countries face a challenge in responding to the growing demand for doctors and nurses over the next 20 years. This book is the main outcome of a joint OECD-WHO project on the management of health-related human resources and international migration.
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Multinational enterprises (MNEs) have become one of the key drivers of theworld economy and their importance continues to grow around the world.The increased influence of OECD-based MNEs in developing countries isparticularly striking. Today, developing countries account for almost onethirdof the global stock of inward foreign direct investment (FDI), comparedto slightly more than one fifth in 1990.The increased role of FDI in
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How much does the environment affect human health? Are air pollution and tainted water shortening our lives and those of our children? These questions have aroused increasing interest in recent years, particularly since the adoption of Agenda 21 at the UN Conference on Environment and Development, which drew the attention of policy makers to the links between health and the environment.Air pollution is one obvious environmental health
This single-country report in the OECD series Sickness, Disability and Work explores some of the reasons behind this phenomena in Sweden and the potential of its innovative recent and ongoing reforms.
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Background document for the OECD-Eurostat-WHO SHA Data Questionnaire.