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Although job creation has improved, since the end of the 2007-08 recession, the effects of the recession on the labour market remain severe.
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This file contains detailed country-specific information on tax and benefit systems, including in-depth descriptions of how the key national tax and benefit programmes operate, and also spreadsheets showing the resulting budget constraints for particular family situations.
Country Notes from OECD Economic Policy Reforms: Going for growth 2011 presenting OECD recommendations for structural reform priorities for individual countries.
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This country note provides information on latest trends in income inequalities as well as key findings from the 2011 OECD report "Divided We Stand: Why Inequality Keeps Rising".
Poverty in households with children is rising in nearly all OECD countries...
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This note highlights the most pressing issues on families and children in the United States, as discussed in the OECD publication Doing Better for Families.
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This one-pager note presents key findings for the United States from Society at a Glance 2011 - OECD Social indicators. This 2011 publication also provides a special chapter on unpaid work across the OECD.
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This country note highlights key findings and challenges for United States from the synthesis on Sickness, Disability and Work: Breaking the Barriers.
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This note is taken from Chapter 3 of Economic Policy Reforms: Going for Growth 2010.
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This “Country Chapter” provides a detailed description of tax and benefit rules in the United States in 2008 and a summary of policy trends.