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

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

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

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.