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This report presents the results of a first attempt to create a framework for assessing the performance of national family policies. The report is part of a joint EU and OECD project, which aims to help the EU Government Expert Group on Demographic Issues in evaluating national family policies.
The purpose of this consultation is to develop a shared understanding of a set of data that countries should monitor in order to inform policies for children’s well-being.
A High-Level Forum on Sickness, Disability and Work: Addressing Policy Challenges in OECD Countries will be held in Stockholm, Sweden on 14-15 May 2009.
This report aims to outline the main trends in income distribution and poverty in Chile, as well as the role of social policy in these areas.
This paper uses repeated cross-section data ISSP data from 1989, 1997 and 2005 to consider movements in job quality. Following a substantial fall between 1989 and 1997, subjective measures of job quality have mostly bounced back between 1997 and 2005...
This paper discusses the rationale for in-work benefits, summarises the main design features of programmes operated in OECD countries, and provides an update of what is known about their effectiveness in terms of reducing inequalities and creating employment…
This working paper examines the performance of the Public Employment Service (PES) and the effectiveness of the activation strategies in Ireland.
Over the past years, labour market conditions in Norway have been better than elsewhere in the OECD area, reflecting strong economic and productivity growth. But the the labour market is now affected by the global financial and economic crisis and the significant decline in oil and gas prices.
The Organization for Economic Co-Operation and Development, in conjunction with the University of Maryland, convened this international conference on European perspectives on poverty and inequality currently scheduled to be held in Paris on March 16-17.
This paper presents an evaluation of the tax-transfer treatment of married couples in 15 EU countries using the EUROMOD microsimulation model. First, we show that many tax-transfer schemes in Europe feature negative jointness defined ...