The COVID-19 pandemic has converted our homes into our principal places of leisure, but also into our offices and the schools of our children. By bringing our professional lives into our personal ones, the crisis has shone a spotlight on the importance of housing policies for our well-being and the broader economy.
Mr. Angel Gurría, Secretary-General of the OECD, virtually launched the report Policy Actions for Affordable Housing in Latvia, on 17 June 2020, alongside Mr. Egils Levits, President of Latvia.
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The tax wedge for the average single worker in Latvia remained the same at 42.6 percentage points between 2018 and 2019. The OECD average tax wedge in 2019 was 36.0 (2018, 36.1).
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This note presents selected findings for Latvia based on the set of well-being indicators published in How's Life? 2020.
The 2019 Country Health Profiles have been released on November 28. The Country Health Profiles are the result of joint work between the OECD and the European Observatory on Health Systems and Policies. They provide a concise and policy-relevant overview of health and health systems in the EU/European Economic area, emphasizing the particular characteristics and challenges in each country against a backdrop of cross-country comparisons.
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Key findings for Latvia from the report "Pensions at a Glance 2019"
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Latvia - Country Health Profiles 2019: Launch presentation. The Country Health Profiles provide a concise and policy-relevant overview of health and health systems in the EU/European Economic area, emphasizing the particular characteristics and challenges in each country against a backdrop of cross-country comparisons.