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Around two thirds of the elderly don’t have a pension and the benefit of the minimum old-age income support is below the national poverty line. An in-depth reform of the pension system would reduce old-age poverty and inequality.
The project "Benefits and Wages" addresses the complicated interactions of tax and benefit systems for different family types and labour market situations and their impact on household incomes and financial work incentives.
This report examines the sustainability of social institutions and their ability to absorb and cope with short-term shocks and longer-term trends by providing risk sharing and expenditure smoothing, focusing on pension, health care and unemployment insurance schemes.
This study finds unprecedented political and policy commitment from OECD Development Assistance Committee (DAC) donors to accelerating progress towards gender equality, women’s empowerment and women’s rights.
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This document reports on the recent policy action that countries have taken to improve youth labour market outcomes. It
also reports on the support that the OECD has provided to countries to help them implement the Action Plan at the national and local level.
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This paper highlights some of the factors that drive the resilience of our economies, societies, institutions, and which impact on global environmental resilience; discusses the main short- and long-term challenges faced by governments; and identifies policy recommendations that can help strengthen resilience across all four dimensions.
Personal income tax has risen in 25 out of 34 OECD countries over the past three years, as countries reduce the value of tax-free allowances and tax credits and subject higher proportions of earnings to tax, according to new data in the annual Taxing Wages publication
Replacement rates (gross and net), country specific files, models and calculator provide detailed descriptions of all cash benefits available to those in and out of work as well as the taxes they were liable&
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La igualdad de género y los derechos de la mujer son esenciales para abordar la asignatura pendiente
de los Objetivos de Desarrollo del Milenio (ODM) y acelerar el desarrollo mundial de 2015 en adelante.
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Document C/MIN(2013)5 from the meeting of the OECD Council at Ministerial Level - Paris, 29-30 May 2013 - Adopted on 29 May 2013