Speeches / Presentations


  • 20-January-2010

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    Doing Better for Children: Presentation to the Polish Parliamentary Social Policy Committee

    Presentation of child well-being indicators in Poland compared to selected OECD countries, policies for the under age 3’s, effects of sole-parenthood on child outcomes, intergenerational inequality and policy recommendations to enhance child well-being.

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  • 19-January-2010

    English

    Presentation of the Labour Market and Social Policy Review of Israel

    Israel has enjoyed strong economic growth over the last decades but the fruits of this growth have not been equally shared amongst the country’s rapidly growing population, warned the OECD Secretary-General.

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  • 16-December-2009

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  • 9-December-2009

    English, , 132kb

    The Challenge of Shoring up the Pillars of our Social Protection Systems

    Speech by John P. Martin at a conference organised by the European Commission on "“SOCIAL PROTECTION: ITS CONTRIBUTION TO RECOVERY” – AN EXCHANGE BETWEEN EMERGING ECONOMIES AND THE EU" in Brussels, 9 December 2009

  • 28-October-2009

    English

    Inequality and Well-Being in OECD Countries: What do we know?

    This paper considers the relationship between actual inequality, desired inequality and overall social well-being, focussing on the evidence from OECD countries over the past two decades. It was presented at www.oecdworldforum2009.org.

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  • 27-octobre-2009

    Français

    Tracer le chemin du progrès, créer des perspectives, améliorer la vie

    Lors d'un discours-programme prononcé à l'occasion du 3ème Forum mondial de l’OCDE « Statistiques, connaissances et politiques », M. Angel Gurría a prévenu qu'à moins de développer une nouvelle génération de statistiques afin de mesurer le progrès social et le bien-être, il existe un risque non-négligeable que les gens ne fassent plus confiance aux institutions, ni à la capacité des pouvoirs publics à résoudre leurs problèmes.

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  • 9-octobre-2009

    Français, , 202kb

    Presentation: The political economy of reform: Lessons from pensions, product markets and labour markets in ten OECD countries

    Why are some policy reforms implemented while others languish? This new report aims to answer this important question by looking backwards - at 20 structural reform efforts in 10 OECD countries, during the past two decades.

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  • 7-October-2009

    English, , 2,925kb

    Reform beyond the crisis

    This paper discusses how governments can “seize the moment” of the economic crisis to suggest and implement structural reforms. It examines the particular challenges to reform – and possible solutions to those challenges.

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  • 26-June-2009

    English

    The jobs crisis: the labour market and social policy responses

    Speaking at the G8 Summit Consultation with Social Partners in Rome on 26 June 2009, Mr Gurría urged the G8, BIAC, TUAC and OECD to join forces to help governments make the best use of labour market and social policies.

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  • 18-June-2009

    English, , 141kb

    Castillo 2006

    Castillo 2006

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