24-November-2010

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Sickness, Disability and Work: Breaking the Barriers - Key findings and challenges for United Kingdom

This country note highlights key findings and challenges for United Kingdom from the synthesis on Sickness, Disability and Work: Breaking the Barriers.

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18-October-2010

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Local development benefits from staging global events: Achieving the local development legacy from London 2012

London 2012 is set to be one the most ambitious Olympic Games ever to have taken place. This publication highlights how London has set itself a unique challenge: to deliver a successful Olympic Games and to regenerate its most socio-economically challenged area of the city.

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13-October-2010

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Taxation, Innovation and the Environment

By putting a price on pollution, do environmentally related taxes spur innovation? Does the design of the tax play a critical role? What is the effect of this innovation? In analysing these questions, the report draws on case studies that cover Japan, Korea, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, the United Kingdom, Israel and others. It also covers a wide set of environmental issues and technologies, as well as the economic and policy contexts.

23-September-2010

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Third Lancet Series on Chronic Diseases: England - Key Facts

Obesity rates in the United Kingdom are the highest in Europe. Two in 3 men and more than 1 in 2 women are overweight in the United Kingdom. One in 4 people are obese.

23-September-2010

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Obesity and the Economics of Prevention: Fit not Fat - United Kingdom (England) Key Facts

Obesity rates in the United Kingdom are the highest in Europe. In England, rates have increased faster than in most OECD countries.

26-July-2010

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Official Visit of the Secretary-General to the United-Kingdom (13-15 July 2010)

During his official visit to the United Kingdom, Secretary-General Angel Gurría met with government officials to discuss a range of key policies issues.

13-July-2010

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United Kingdom: Policies for a Sustainable Recovery

The UK should build on its strong foundations to boost its recovery and restore confidence, according to "United Kingdom: Policies for Sustainable Recovery", a new OECD report that Secretary-General Angel Gurria presented in London.

7-July-2010

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Employment Outlook 2010 Country Notes: United Kingdom

The global economic crisis hit the UK economy and its labour market hard. The UK unemployment rate (ILO definition) rose by 2.8 percentage points since December 2007 to reach 7.9% in March 2010, an increase that is similar to the average rise for the OECD area.

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1-July-2010

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Education, Alcohol Use and Abuse Among Young Adults in Britain (Education Working Paper No.50)

In this article we explore the relationship between education and alcohol consumption. We examine whether the probability of abusing alcohol differs across educational groups.

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