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  • 16-September-2010

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    Can social policy make a difference to the quality of life?

    Presentation at "Different dimensions of the quality of life, Turning Economic Growth into Better Quality of Life in Europe" Brussels on 14th September 2010.

  • 14-September-2010

    English, Excel, 65kb

    Executive Summary - Obesity and the Economics of Prevention

    Obesity is a major health concern for OECD countries. Using a wide range of individual-level and population data from OECD countries, this book presents analyses of trends in obesity, explores the complex causal factors affecting the epidemic and develops an assessment of the impacts interventions to combat the problem.

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  • 18-August-2010

    English

    Sickness, Disability and Work: Breaking the Barriers: Sweden - Will the Recent Reforms Make It?

    Sickness and disability is a key economic policy concern for many OECD countries. Medical conditions, or problems labelled as such by societies and policy systems, are proving an increasing obstacle to raising labour force participation and keeping public expenditure under control. More and more people of working age rely on sickness and disability benefits as their main source of income, and the employment rates of those reporting

  • 30-juillet-2010

    Français

    Maladie, invalidité et travail : Surmonter les obstacles : Canada - Des possibilités de collaboration

    Comment peut-on améliorer l’état moyen de santé de la population alors que de nombreux travailleurs quittent encore le marché du travail de façon permanente en raison de problèmes de santé ou d’incapacités, et qu’ils dépendent des prestations d’aide pour survivre ?


    Dans le même temps, de plus en plus d’adultes en âge de travailler mais affectés d’un
    handicap sont exclus de la population active. C’est une tragédie à la

  • 12-July-2010

    English

    Launch of the OECD International Migration Outlook 2010

    Speaking at the launch of the OECD International Migration Outlook, A. Gurría said that ensuring good labour force outcomes for immigrants is not just desirable; it is a key element of a fair recovery strategy.

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  • 12-juillet-2010

    Français

    Perspectives des migrations internationales, OCDE 2010

    Une analyse les développements récents des mouvements et des politiques migratoires dans les pays de l'OCDE.

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  • 9-July-2010

    English

    No. 53 - Comparing Price Levels of Hospital Services Across Countries: Results of Pilot Study

    Health services account for a large and increasing share of production and expenditure in OECD countries but there are also noticeable differences between countries in expenditure per capita. Whether such differences are due to more services consumed in some countries than in others or whether they reflect differences in the price of services is a question of significant policy relevance. Yet, cross-country comparisons of the price of

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  • 7-juillet-2010

    Français, , 253kb

    Perspectives de l'emploi 2010 : quelle est la position relative du Canada

    La reprise sur le marché du travail est quelque peu plus vigoureuse que dans les autres économies avancées.

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  • 7-juillet-2010

    Français, , 273kb

    Perspectives de l'emploi 2010 : position de la France

    Depuis le début de la crise mondiale, le taux de chômage en France a augmenté de 2.1 points de pourcentage, augmentation plus faible que celle observée en moyenne dans les pays de l’OCDE entre décembre 2007 et mai 2010 (2.8 points de pourcentage).

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  • 24-June-2010

    English

    Improving Health Sector Efficiency

    This report presents an analysis of OECD countries’ efforts toimplement information and communication technologies (ICTs) in healthcare systems.

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