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Paying for Performance in Health Care Click to Access:
    http://oecd.metastore.ingenta.com/content/8114241e.pdf
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  • http://www.keepeek.com/Digital-Asset-Management/oecd/employment/paying-for-performance-in-health-care_9789264224568-en
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This report examines recent activation policies in the United Kingdom aimed at moving people back into work. It offers insight into how countries can improve the effectiveness of their employment services and also control spending on benefits.
Addressing High Household Debt in Korea Click to Access:
    http://oecd.metastore.ingenta.com/content/5jxx0558mfbv.pdf
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  • http://www.keepeek.com/Digital-Asset-Management/oecd/economics/addressing-high-household-debt-in-korea_5jxx0558mfbv-en
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Rising household debt has become a major policy concern in Korea. By the end of 2012, it had risen to 164% of disposable income, well above the OECD average of 133%. In addition to the economic impact and the risk to the financial sector, it raises social cohesion issues, as households with low...

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Foreign-born employment Click to Access:
    http://data.oecd.org/migration/foreign-born-employment.htm
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The foreign-born employment rate is calculated as the share of employed foreign-born persons aged 15-64 in the total foreign-born population (active and inactive persons) of that same age.
How Was Life? Click to Access:
    http://oecd.metastore.ingenta.com/content/3014041e.pdf
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  • http://www.keepeek.com/Digital-Asset-Management/oecd/economics/how-was-life_9789264214262-en
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This book presents the first systematic evidence on long-term trends in global well-being since 1820 for 25 major countries and 8 regions in the world covering more than 80% of the world’s population.
Reducing the High Rate of Poverty Among the Elderly in Korea Click to Access:
    http://oecd.metastore.ingenta.com/content/5jxx054fv20v.pdf
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  • http://www.keepeek.com/Digital-Asset-Management/oecd/economics/reducing-the-high-rate-of-poverty-among-the-elderly-in-korea_5jxx054fv20v-en
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One-half of Korea's population aged 65 and over lives in relative poverty, nearly four times higher than the OECD average of 13%. Elderly poverty is thus an urgent social problem. The immediate priority is to target the Basic Old-Age Pension on the lowest-income elderly to ensure that they...
 
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Did you know that the cost of public pensions is set to increase further in many OECD countries, from an average of 9% of GDP in 2010 to 12% in 2050?