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Cover Image Tackling Harmful Alcohol Use - Economics and Public Health Policy Tackling Harmful Alcohol Use
Economics and Public Health Policy

The report provides a detailed examination of trends and social disparities in alcohol consumption. It offers a wide-ranging assessment of the health, social and economic impacts of key policy options for tackling alcohol-related harms in three OECD countries.

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Cover Image In It Together: Why Less Inequality Benefits All In It Together:
Why Less Inequality Benefits All

This book highlights the consequences of current consolidation policies; structural labour market changes with rising non-standard work and job polarization; persisting gender gaps; the challenge of high wealth concentration, and the role for redistribution policies.

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Cover Image African Economic Outlook 2015 African Economic Outlook 2015
Regional Development and Spatial Inclusion

The African Economic Outlook 2015 analyses Africa’s growing role in the world economy and predicts the continent’s two-year prospects in crucial areas: macroeconomics, financing, trade policies and regional integration, human development, and governance.

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Cover Image Financing SMEs and Entrepreneurs 2015 - An OECD Scoreboard Financing SMEs and Entrepreneurs
2015 - An OECD Scoreboard

This fourth edition monitors SMEs’ and entrepreneurs’ access to finance in 34 countries over the period 2007-13, across an expanded array of indicators, including debt, equity, asset-based finance and framework conditions.