Publications & Documents


  • 21-October-2008

    English

    Growing Unequal? Income Distribution and Poverty in OECD Countries

    Has income inequality increased over time? Who has gained and who has lost in this process? Has this process affected all OECD countries uniformly? These are some of the questions addressed in this OECD report that compares poverty and income distribution in 30 countries.

  • 21-October-2008

    German

  • 24-July-2008

    English

    Policy Briefs on Gender Equality, Women’s Empowerment and Development

    The policy briefs prepared by the DAC Network on Gender Equality highlights the importance of addressing gender equality and women’s empowerment to achieve the Millennium Development Goals.

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  • 19-May-2008

    English

    Improving Education Outcomes in Germany

    This working paper suggests that while student achievement is above the OECD average in science and at the OECD average in reading and math according to the 2006 PISA study, weaker students tend to do badly by international comparison.

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  • 17-March-2008

    English

    Remarks by Jørgen Elmeskov, OECD Acting Chief Economist at the OECD/IMF conference on structural reform in Europe

    Remarks by Jørgen Elmeskov, OECD Acting Chief Economist at the OECD/IMF conference on structural reform in Europe on 17 March 2008.

  • 7-March-2008

    English

    OECD promotes the economic and social benefits of gender equity

    Family-friendly workplace practices and attention to gender equity in hiring and management help to improve productivity and economic performance, OECD studies show.

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  • 6-March-2008

    English, , 2,093kb

    Gender and Sustainable Development: Maximising the Economic, Social and Environmental Role of Women

    This report summarises the OECD's cross-cutting work on gender and aims to increase understanding of the role of women in maintaining the three pillars – economic, social and environmental – of sustainable development.

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  • 4-March-2008

    English, , 122kb

    Economic Policy Reforms: Going for Growth 2009 - United States Country Note

    This note, taken from Chapter 3 of Economic Policy Reforms: Going for Growth 2009, contains information about the progress in implementing reforms in line with the 2008 priorities for the United States.

  • 4-March-2008

    English

    Sickness, Disability and Work: Breaking the Barriers Sweden - Will the recent reforms make it?

    This single-country report in the OECD series Sickness, Disability and Work explores some of the reasons behind this phenomena in Sweden and the potential of its innovative recent and ongoing reforms.

  • 4-March-2008

    English

    Economic Policy Reforms: Going for Growth 2008: Country Notes

    Chapter 2 of the OECD Economic Policy Reforms: Going for growth 2008. This chapter contains information about the progress in implementing reforms in line with the 2007 priorities for individual OECD member countries and for the European Union. In addition to passing of legislation or other decisions to implement reforms, the notes record earlier stages of reform, such as government announcements, and draft legislation presented to

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