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Financial Education in Europe Click to Access:
    http://oecd.metastore.ingenta.com/content/2116011e.pdf
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This publication provides an overview of the recent trends and developments in financial education in Europe and offers policy and practical suggestions for European policy makers and other stakeholders.
Migration in Ireland Click to Access:
    http://oecd.metastore.ingenta.com/content/5jm0s94jzx5j.pdf
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The Irish labour market is exceptionally open to international migration flows, thus making labour supply highly responsive to changes in cyclical conditions. Immigration provides the skills that the Irish economy needs. The crisis triggered a sharp reversal in migration flows, with immigration...

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Poverty gap Click to Access:
    http://data.oecd.org/inequality/poverty-gap.htm
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The poverty gap is the ratio by which the mean income of the poor falls below the poverty line.
A New Rural Development Paradigm for the 21st Century Click to Access:
    http://oecd.metastore.ingenta.com/content/4116051e.pdf
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Three billion people live in rural areas in developing countries. Conditions for them are worse than for their urban counterparts when measured by almost any development indicator, from extreme poverty, to child mortality and access to electricity...
Pharmaceutical Expenditure And Policies Click to Access:
    http://oecd.metastore.ingenta.com/content/5jm0q1f4cdq7.pdf
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Across OECD countries, pharmaceutical spending reached around USD 800 billion in 2013, accounting for about 20% of total health spending on average when pharmaceutical consumption in hospital is added to the purchase of pharmaceutical drugs in the retail sector. This paper looks at recent...
 
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Thematic Video on Social Issues, Migration & Health

Income poverty affects one child out of seven in OECD countries, while 10% of children live in jobless households. Since the economic crisis, child poverty rates have risen in 2/3 of OECD countries.
 
 
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