Chile has made good progress in improving housing conditions, but still around 10% of the population lives in either overcrowded houses, or of inadequate quality and/or with poor access to basic services.
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In the wake of the financial crisis, government debt in the OECD area has increased massively on top of already high debt-GDP ratios prior to the crisis, by some 30% of GDP between 2007 and 2011 on average, rendering fiscal positions in many countries unsustainable.
This paper studies the impact of recent changes in second pension pillars of three Central and Eastern European Countries on the deficit and implicit debt of their full pension systems.
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Public debt in the OECD area passed annual GDP in 2011 and is still rising. This paper was prepared for the Reserve Bank of India Second International Research Conference 2012: “Monetary Policy, Sovereign Debt and Financial Stability: The New Trilemma”, 1-2 February, 2012 in Mumbai, India
Despite significant increases in spending on child care and education during the last decade, PISA scores suggest that educational performance remains static, uneven and strongly related to parents’ income and background.
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Status of convention 25 JAN 2012.pdf
Increased domestic resource mobilization is widely accepted as crucial for countries to successfully meet the challenges of development and achieve higher living standards for all their people.
Una mayor movilización de los recursos domésticos se considera normalmente fundamental para que los países puedan afrontar con éxito los desafíos del desarrollo y alcanzar mayores niveles de vida para todos sus habitantes.
Can both less income inequality and more growth be achieved? A recent OECD study sheds new light on the link between policies that boost growth and the distribution of income.
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Inequality in labour income - What are its drivers and how can it be reduced? Economics Department Policy Note No. 8