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In It Together: Why Less Inequality Benefits All Click to Access:
    http://oecd.metastore.ingenta.com/content/8115091e.pdf
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This book highlights the key areas where inequalities are created and where new policies are required, including the consequences of current consolidation policies, structural labour market changes with rising non-standard work and job polarisation,...
Trends in Income Inequality and its Impact on Economic Growth Click to Access:
    http://oecd.metastore.ingenta.com/content/5jxrjncwxv6j.pdf
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  • http://www.keepeek.com/Digital-Asset-Management/oecd/social-issues-migration-health/trends-in-income-inequality-and-its-impact-on-economic-growth_5jxrjncwxv6j-en
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In most OECD countries, the gap between rich and poor is at its highest level since 30 years. Today, the richest 10 per cent of the population in the OECD area earn 9.5 times the income of the poorest 10 per cent; in the 1980s this ratio stood at 7:1 and has been rising continuously ever since....

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Wage levels Click to Access:
    http://data.oecd.org/earnwage/wage-levels.htm
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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.
Taxing Wages 2015 Click to Access:
    http://oecd.metastore.ingenta.com/content/2315021e.pdf
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Taxing Wages provides unique information on the taxes paid on wages in OECD countries. It covers personal income taxes and social security contributions paid by employees; social security contributions and payroll taxes paid by employers and cash...
NEET Youth in the Aftermath of the Crisis Click to Access:
    http://oecd.metastore.ingenta.com/content/5js6363503f6.pdf
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This paper presents an overview of the situation of youth in OECD countries since the onset of the financial crisis focusing primarily on describing the characteristics and living conditions of young NEETs. It also provides data on the availability, coverage and effectiveness of income-support...
 
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Thematic Video on Employment

Did you know that OECD examines access to both formal and informal training ?
Did you know that jobless rates will fall only slightly over the next 18 months, from 8.0% in May 2013 to 7.8% at the end of 2014 ?