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The Missing Entrepreneurs 2015 Click to Access:
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The report contains data on the scale and scope of entrepreneurship and self-employment activities across EU Member States by social target groups, as well as the barriers they face.
Fiscal Redistribution In Middle Income Countries: Click to Access:
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This paper examines the redistributive impact of fiscal policy for Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Indonesia, Mexico, Peru and South Africa using comparable fiscal incidence analysis with data from around 2010. The largest redistributive effect is in South Africa and the smallest in Indonesia. Success...


Wage levels Click to Access:
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The incidence of low pay refers to the share of workers earning less than two-thirds of median earnings. The incidence of high pay refers to the share of workers earning more than one-and-a-half time median earnings.
Ageing and Employment Policies: Denmark 2015 Click to Access:
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Given the ageing challenges, there is an increasing pressure in OECD countries to promote longer working lives. This report provides an overview of policy initiatives implemented in Denmark over the past decade.
Paid Parental Leave Click to Access:
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The United States is at a crossroads in its policies towards the family and gender equality. Currently America provides basic support for children, fathers, and mothers in the form of unpaid parental leave, child-related tax breaks, and limited public childcare. Alternatively, the United...

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Thematic Video on Employment

In 2014, almost 45 million persons were without job in the OECD area, 11.9 million more than just before the crisis.