Working Papers

  • 11-August-2009


    How Expensive is the Welfare State? Gross and Net Indicators in the OECD Social Expenditure Database (SOCX) (Social, Employment and Migration Working Paper No. 92)

    This paper presents information on trends and composition of social expenditure across the OECD. This paper also accounts for the effects of the tax system and private social expenditure.

  • 10-August-2009


    Should Pension Systems Recognise "Hazardous and Arduous Work"? (Social, Employment and Migration Working Paper No. 91)

    Special pensions for workers in hazardous or arduous jobs have long been a feature of the pension landscape and, recently, they are the subject of a great deal of debate. This paper discusses the incidence, structure and justification of these special pension schemes in OECD countries.

  • 9-June-2009


    Towards a Framework for Assessing Family Policies in the EU (Social, Employment and Migration Working Paper No. 88)

    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.

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  • 10-April-2009


    Inequality, Poverty and Social Policy: Recent Trends in Chile (OECD Social, Employment and Migration Working Papers No. 85)

    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.

  • 4-February-2009


    An Evaluation of the Tax-Transfer Treatment of Married Couples in European Countries (OECD Social, Employment and Migration Working Papers No. 76)

    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 ...

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  • 15-November-2008


    Socio-Economics in Mortality - Implications for pensions policy (OECD Social, Employment and Migration Working Papers N° 71)

    The analyses included in the report show that there are big socio-economic differences in mortality, especially for men, and they appear to have become bigger over time.

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  • 30-mars-2007

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    Les tendances de l'incapacité parmi la population âgée: Analyse des évolutions dans 12 pays de l'OCDE et des implications futures (Document de travail sur la santé)

    Alors que le nombre et la proportion de personnes âgées de 65 ans et plus vont continuer de s’accroître au cours des prochaines décennies, une amélioration de l’état fonctionnel des personnes âgées pourrait contribuer à ralentir l’augmentation de la demande.

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