Publications & Documents


  • 18-November-2008

    English

    Sickness, Disability and Work: Breaking the Barriers (Vol. 3) - Denmark, Finland, Ireland and the Netherlands

    Too many workers leave the labour market permanently due to health problems, and yet too many people with a disabling condition are denied the opportunity to work. This third report in the OECD series Sickness, Disability and Work explores the possible factors behind this paradox. It looks specifically at the cases of Denmark, Finland, Ireland and the Netherlands, and highlights the roles of institutions and policies. A range of reform recommendations is put forward to deal with specific challenges facing the four countries.

  • 15-November-2008

    English

    Socio-Economics in Mortality - Implications for pensions policy (OECD Social, Employment and Migration Working Papers N° 71)

    The analyses included in the report show that there are big socio-economic differences in mortality, especially for men, and they appear to have become bigger over time.

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  • 24-October-2008

    Spanish

    Resúmenes temáticos acerca de la igualdad de género y la cooperatiòn por el desarollo

    Los resúmenes temáticos de la red GENDERNET exploran la igualdad de género, el empoderamiento de las mujeres y la cooperatiòn por el desarollo.

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  • 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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