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4-May-2009

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Society at a Glance reveals evolving social trends in OECD countries

The French spend more time sleeping than anyone else in OECD countries. They also devote more time to eating than anyone else and nearly double that of Americans, Canadians or Mexicans.

8-April-2009

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Press Release - Is Informal Normal

Paris, 8 April 2009.- Informal employment is at record levels worldwide with severe consequences for poverty in poor countries, according to Is Informal Normal?, a new report by the OECD Development Centre.

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6-April-2009

Spanish

Chile debe crear más y mejores trabajos para reducir la pobreza y la desigualdad, afirma la OCDE

Chile debe invertir más en empleo y en políticas sociales activas para reducir sus altos niveles de pobreza y desigualdad en los ingresos, según un nuevo informe de la OCDE.

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6-April-2009

English

Chile should create more and better jobs to cut poverty and inequality, says OECD

Chile should invest more in employment and active social policies in order to reduce its high levels of income inequality and poverty, according to a new OECD report.

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4-March-2009

English

Sweden’s sickness and disability reforms on track but could be improved, says OECD

Sweden’s ongoing reforms of its sickness and disability policies are a step in the right direction but more needs to be done if they are to live up to their promise, according to a new OECD report.

3-March-2009

English

OECD tracks gender inequality in developing countries

In many countries, tradition and culture pose obstacles to women’s economic development, so understanding their impact is a key to effective development policies.

7-January-2009

English

Asian countries should reform their pension systems, says OECD

Many Asian countries will need to reform their pension systems in order to deliver sustainable and adequate retirement incomes for today’s workers, according to a new OECD report.

7-January-2009

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Pensions in Asia/Pacific - Ageing Asia must face its pension problems

Many of Asia's retirement-income systems are ill prepared for the rapid population ageing that will occur over the next two decades.

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.

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

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