Over the past decade, the share of jobs not controlled by the state has increased considerably, whilst employment in agriculture has declined, against the backdrop of ongoing urbanisation.
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The shift in global goods production towards Asia is well documented. But global consumer demand has so far been concentrated in the rich economies of the OECD. Will that also shift towards Asia as these countries get richer?
Israel’s economy has shown resilience during the global recession, but more active education and employment policies – particularly targeted at minority groups – are needed to bolster its economic performance and bridge deep divisions within its society, according to Angel Gurría.
This review of Israeli labour market and social policy finds that Israel has enjoyed strong economic growth over the last decade but the benefits of this are being distributed unevenly.
This report presents a detailed analysis of changes in poverty and inequality since the fall of Apartheid, and the potential drivers of such developments. National survey data used show that South Africa’s high aggregate level of income inequality increased between 1993 and 2008...
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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.
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.
Individual elements in the Belgian tax system affect the growth process through different channels and to a varying degree.
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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
Previous happiness research has explicitly assumed that subjective well-being is U-shaped in age. This paper sheds new light on this issue testing several functional forms...