Social policies and data

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  • Society at a Glance 2014

    This seventh edition shows that despite an improving global economy, the squeeze on public spending in many countries will make it increasingly difficult to cope with the social challenges thrown up by the crisis.

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  • Society at a Glance Asia/Pacific

    Society at a Glance: Asia Pacific 2014 says that educational attainment and participation among women continue to improve in the region and have helped drive economic growth. But women are still more likely to earn less than men and in insecure jobs, less likely to advance in their career and do more unpaid work.

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  • Rising Inequality: youth and poor fall further behind

    New OECD data show that, well into the recovery from the global economic crisis, the distribution of pre-tax and transfer income remains significantly more unequal than it was before.

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