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Books and Papers

The Distributional Effects of Consumption Taxes in OECD Countries Click to Access:
    http://oecd.metastore.ingenta.com/content/2314471e.pdf
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The report examines the distributional effects of value-added tax (VAT) and excise tax systems in 20 OECD countries, and investigates the effectiveness of reduced VAT rates as a redistributional tool.
Making Economic Growth more Socially Inclusive in Germany Click to Access:
    http://oecd.metastore.ingenta.com/content/5jxrmdjk28kg.pdf
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While past labour market reforms have been successful in terms of employment, the relative poverty risk and income inequality have remained broadly unchanged in recent years. Some social groups remain particularly vulnerable, including individuals in non-regular employment, the unemployed and...

Statistics

Employment rate by age group Click to Access:
    http://data.oecd.org/emp/employment-rate-by-age-group.htm
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The employment rate for a given age group is measured as the number of employed people of a given age as a percentage of the total number of people in that same age group.
Mental Health and Work: Netherlands Click to Access:
    http://oecd.metastore.ingenta.com/content/8114221e.pdf
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  • http://www.keepeek.com/Digital-Asset-Management/oecd/employment/mental-health-and-work-netherlands_9789264223301-en
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This report on the Netherlands is the seventh in a series of reports looking at how the broader education, health, social and labour market policy challenges identified in Sick on the Job? are being tackled in a number of OECD countries.
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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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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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 ?