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
This page presents the key statistical areas of work covered by the Social Policy Division
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Wikigender University is a programme that aims at engaging students, academics and researchers directly with Wikigender.
A guide for constructing and using composite indicators for policy makers, academics, the media and other interested parties. In particular, this handbook is concerned with indicators which compare and rank country performance.
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Wikigender is a new interactive website of the OECD Development, allowing users to add, change or comment on the information provided on the pages. It was launched on 7 March 2008.
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The OECD, in common with many other organisations, has normally measured material living standards in member countries in terms of the level and growth of gross domestic product (GDP). But clearly, policy makers do not focus single-mindedly on GDP. They rather seek to enhance the overall well-being of citizens, today and in the future, taking into account other factors such as distributional concerns and environmental quality.
This publication presents a set of practical guidelines for advancing the goals on advancing gender equality and the empowerment of women in development co-operation.