Publications & Documents


  • 29-November-2007

    German

    Beruf und Familie sind in Deutschland nur schwer unter einen Hut zu bringen

    Babies and Bosses: obwohl Deutschland im OECD-Vergleich einen großen Anteil seiner Wirtschaftsleistung in die Unterstützung von Familien und Kindern investiert, leben hierzulande mehr Kinder in wirtschaftlich prekären Verhältnissen als in den meisten anderen OECD-Ländern. Ein wichtiger Grund dafür ist, dass der Staat in Deutschland für Kinder zwar vergleichsweise großzügige finanzielle Zuschüsse gewährt, aber nur in geringem Umfang

  • 26-November-2007

    English

    Babies and Bosses - Reconciling Work and Family Life: A Synthesis of Findings for OECD Countries

    Based on OECD-wide indicators, this Babies and Bosses synthesis examines tax/benefit policies, parental leave systems, child and out-of-school-hours care support, and workplace practices that help determine parental labour market outcomes and family formation across the OECD.

  • 19-October-2007

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    Gender and Economic Empowerment of Women

    This briefing paper was prepared jointly by the APF Support Unit and the NEPAD Secretariat. The policy messages were drawn from “Gender and Economic Empowerment in Africa”, a paper presented to the Meeting of the Africa Partnership Forum in Berlin, in May 2007.

  • 11-October-2007

    English

    Employment and Social Protection

    Policy Coherence for Development 2009 will cover as a main theme Employment and Social Protection. The project’s aim is to assemble new empirical insights and analyse policies regarding labour markets, vulnerability and social insurance, focusing in particularly on informal employment.

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  • 28-September-2007

    English

    Boosting Austria's Innovation Performance

    This working paper discusses Austria’s innovation performance, its innovation policies, and general framework conditions for innovation and growth.

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  • 13-September-2007

    English

    Migration: New Policies for Greater Gains

    Migration can benefit all parties involved: migrant-sending countries, migrant-receiving countries and the migrants themselves. Find out more in Gaining from Migration: Towards a New Mobility System.

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  • 12-September-2007

    English

    Migration and the Brain Drain Phenomenon

    Conventional wisdom suggests that "brain drain" from poor to rich countries threatens development. However, developing countries could even benefit from high-skill migration.

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  • 30-August-2007

    English

    Migration at the Development Centre - Past Events

    Past events on migration at the Development Centre.

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  • 9-August-2007

    English

    Enhancing Incentives to Improve Performance in the Education System in France

    The French education system has a mixed record. A generally very successful pre school and primary school level contrasts with underfunded public universities with high dropout rates which exist alongside very successful higher education institutions for elites, as discussed in this working paper.

  • 9-August-2007

    English

    Combating Poverty and Social Exclusion in France (Economics Department Working Paper No. 569)

    Reducing poverty and social exclusion is an important objective for all French governments. Even though conventionally measured poverty is in fact lower than in most other countries, it is still higher than can be easily accepted.

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