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B&W - Net Cost of Childcare and Participation Tax Rates, 2004, 2008
In view of the strong demand for cross-national indicators on the situation of families and children, the OECD Family database was developed to provide indicators on family outcomes and family policies across the OECD countries.
With co-operation from the EU and World Bank, and in view of the strong demand for cross-national indicators on the situation of pensions, the OECD has developed on-line indicators on pension outcomes and pension policies for all OECD/EU countries.
Development aid policies have helped developing countries reduce extreme poverty, strengthen institutional frameworks and develop a middle class. But there are still 2.4 billion people living in poverty and inequalities in many countries are still at record levels, and in some cases rising, said OECD Secretary-General.
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Why Should We Care about High & Growing Inequality? How Unequal Are OECD Societies? Has Gap between Rich & Poor Widened? Possible Culprits in Growing Divide - What OECD Evidence Tells Us about Main Culprits - Importance of Tax/Benefit Systems - What Was the Impact of the Recent Great Recession? What Can Policies Do to Reduce Too-high Inequality?
An annual publication highlighting trends and detailed information on income tax paid by workers and social security contributions levied on employees and their employers in OECD member countries. Interactive comparative charts and downloadable data.
Income inequality increased by more in the first three years of the crisis to the end of 2010 than it had in the previous twelve years, before factoring in the effect of taxes and transfers on income, according to new OECD data.
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Welcome speech - income distribution data meeting
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LOP - Income distribution data meeting
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.