OECD Labour Market and Social Policy Occasional Papers

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The Evolving Retirement Income Package
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1815-1981 (en ligne)
DOI :
10.1787/18151981
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This series is designed to make available to a wider readership selected labour market and social policy studies prepared for use within the OECD. Authorship is usually collective, but principal writers are named. The papers are generally available only in their original language - English or French - with a summary in the other.
 
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  N° 63   13 sep 2002 Cliquez pour accéder: 
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The Evolving Retirement Income Package
Atsuhiro Yamada
In 1998, the OECD issued a report, Maintaining Prosperity in an Ageing Society, on the widespread policy implications of ageing. This study is a background paper for one of the follow-up studies, Ageing and Income: Financial Resources and Retirement in Nine OECD countries, which was published...
  N° 62   29 oct 2002 Cliquez pour accéder: 
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The Relationship Between Personal, Family, Resource and Work Factors and Maternal Employment in Australia
Edith Gray, Peter McDonald
The factors associated with mothers’ attachment to the labour force are of interest to social researchers and policy makers. Previous research conducted had found that factors such as mother’s education, number of children, partner’s employment and gender role attitudes were related to...
  N° 61   16 oct 2002 Cliquez pour accéder: 
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  • http://www.keepeek.com/Digital-Asset-Management/oecd/social-issues-migration-health/low-fertility-and-labour-force-participation-of-italian-women_263482758546
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Low Fertility and Labour Force Participation of Italian Women
Daniela Del Boca
In Italy, as well as in other Southern European countries, low labor market participation rates of married women are observed together with low birth rates. Our proposed explanation for this apparent anomaly involves the Italian institutional structure, particularly as reflected in rigidities...
  N° 60   14 août 2002 Cliquez pour accéder: 
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Getting Older, Getting Poorer?
Bernard Casey, Atsuhiro Yamada
Ageing involves not one but several transitions. People move from working to not working, from relying upon labour income to relying on transfers. They also tend to live in smaller households, not only because any children will have moved away but also because, at some stage, a spouse dies....
  N° 59   14 oct 2002 Cliquez pour accéder: 
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Postponement of Maternity and the Duration of Time Spent at Home after First Birth
Siv S. Gustafsson, Eiko Kenjoh, Cécile M.M.P. Wetzels
This paper analyses the postponement of first births of the 1990s compared to the 1980s, using panel data from four countries, namely, Germany (GSOEP), Great Britain (BHPS), the Netherlands (OSA) and Sweden (HUS). We find substantial postponement of maternity in all four countries for all...
  N° 58   09 jan 2003 Cliquez pour accéder: 
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Social Assistance in Germany
Willem Adema, Donald Gray, Sigrun Kahl
This paper follows the framework developed in past OECD studies for analysis of social assistance programmes that aim to provide low-income clients with adequate financial support while simultaneously promoting their reintegration into labour market and, where necessary, mainstream society....
  N° 57   25 jan 2002 Cliquez pour accéder: 
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Improving the Performance of Health Care Systems
Zeynep Or
There is growing interest in improving the performance of health systems in OECD countries. Many countries are developing initiatives to measure performance to guide and inform the improvement process. Indeed, measurement and improvement are increasingly linked, as is indicated by familiar...
  N° 56   06 déc 2001 Cliquez pour accéder: 
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An Assessment of the Performance of the Japanese Health Care System
Hyoung-Sun Jeong, Jeremy Hurst
There is much interest in the Japanese health care system from the perspective of other OECD countries. The Japanese health care system appears to perform well. What explains this apparently good performance? This paper aims both to provide a description of how the Japanese health system works...
  N° 55   17 déc 2001 Cliquez pour accéder: 
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Public Support for Retirement Income Reform
Peter Hicks
The OECD has undertaken a comparison of the resources of older people in nine OECD countries – Canada, Finland, Germany, Italy, Japan, the Netherlands, Sweden, the United Kingdom and the United States – and has examined how the incomes of older people are influenced, directly and indirectly, by...
  N° 53   18 sep 2001 Cliquez pour accéder: 
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Towards More Choice in Social Protection?
Francesca Colombo
There is a considerable interest in some OECD countries in understanding how greater choice in health markets can be combined with the equity and efficiency goals of health systems.This paper reviews the system of free choice of insurer in basic mandatory health insurance that was introduced in...
  N° 52   29 août 2001 Cliquez pour accéder: 
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Net Social Expenditure
Willem Adema
This document is the 2nd edition of the Net Social Expenditure paper published in 1999 (Adema, 1999). It contains an overview of net (after tax) public and private social expenditure indicators. These indicators have been developed to supplement available historical information on gross social...
  N° 51   29 juin 2001 Cliquez pour accéder: 
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  • http://www.keepeek.com/Digital-Asset-Management/oecd/social-issues-migration-health/growth-inequality-and-social-protection_121403540472
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Growth, Inequality and Social Protection
Roman Arjona, Maxime Ladaique, Mark Pearson
Economic growth is, ultimately, the result of the myriad of transactions which take place in a market economy. Similarly, the distribution of income depends on who has ownership of factors of production, how much they can sell them for, and whether the resultant income is redistributed or not....
  N° 50   05 juin 2001 Cliquez pour accéder: 
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Knowledge, Work Organisation and Economic Growth
Elena Arnal, Wooseok Ok, Raymond Torres
It is sometimes asserted that an era of faster economic growth has come about --the so-called New Economy. New technology, notably information and communications technology (ICT), is seen as a key factor at work, together with international economic integration. This report examines the issue...
  N° 49   11 jan 2002 Cliquez pour accéder: 
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Age of Withdrawal from the Labour Force in OECD Countries
Peter Scherer
The age of withdrawal from the labour force is an issue of great policy importance. As populations age, an accurate understanding of trends and cross-country differences has become important. However, the age of withdrawal from the labour force cannot be measured directly using cross-sectional...
  N° 48   28 fév 2001 Cliquez pour accéder: 
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Firms' Contribution to the Reconciliation between Work and Family Life
John M. Evans
One of the most striking, long-term trends in the labour market has been the increase in the proportion of parents at work. This has been reflected in the increase in the proportion of dual-earner couple families and of lone-parent families where the parent is working. A growing proportion of...
  N° 47   29 jan 2001 Cliquez pour accéder: 
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Performance Measurement and Performance Management in OECD Health Systems
Jeremy Hurst, Melissa Jee-Hughes
Health systems in OECD countries are under pressure to improve their performance. Against that background, this paper has three main aims: To compare concepts of the ‘performance’ of health care systems developed by the WHO and by the OECD, with ‘performance frameworks’ adopted in selected OECD...
  N° 46   10 jan 2001 Cliquez pour accéder: 
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Exploring the Effects of Health Care on Mortality Across OECD Countries
Zeynep Or
Two of the most important questions facing health policy makers in OECD countries are: whether the increasing sums of money devoted to health care are yielding commensurate value in terms of improvements in health status; and whether different ways of financing and delivering health care -and,...
  N° 45   30 mars 2001 Cliquez pour accéder: 
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  • http://www.keepeek.com/Digital-Asset-Management/oecd/social-issues-migration-health/trends-in-working-hours-in-oecd-countries_674061356827
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Trends in Working Hours in OECD Countries
John M. Evans, Douglas C. Lippoldt, Pascal Marianna
In recent years, the decline in average annual hours of work per person in employment, which can be traced back for over a century, has slowed. In some countries, there has even been an increase in the average annual hours per person employed. In countries where continuing falls can be...
  N° 44   06 oct 2000 Cliquez pour accéder: 
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An Inventory of Health and Disability-Related Surveys in OECD Countries
Claire Gudex, Gaetan Lafortune
There is strong policy interest in monitoring trends on the prevalence of chronic diseases and disability rates, both nationally and internationally, in light of rising life expectancy and population ageing. However, international comparisons of health and disability survey data are difficult...
  N° 43   04 oct 2000 Cliquez pour accéder: 
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  • http://www.keepeek.com/Digital-Asset-Management/oecd/social-issues-migration-health/international-trade-and-core-labour-standards_677200103808
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International Trade and Core Labour Standards
Drusilla K. Brown
The purpose of this paper is to provide a critical review of the current debate and recent literature on several aspects of international core labor standards. We attempt to address two basic issues. One strand of the literature examines the role that international trade plays in mediating...
  N° 42   11 août 2000 Cliquez pour accéder: 
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  • http://www.keepeek.com/Digital-Asset-Management/oecd/social-issues-migration-health/trends-and-driving-factors-in-income-distribution-and-poverty-in-the-oecd-area_488747757407
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Trends and Driving Factors in Income Distribution and Poverty in the OECD Area
Michael F. Förster
This paper summarises trends and driving factors in income distribution and poverty in 21 OECD Member countries analysing separately the working- and the retirement-age populations. Shifts in relative incomes in the past ten years generally favoured prime-age and elderly age groups. Persons...
  N° 41   11 jui 2000 Cliquez pour accéder: 
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  • http://www.keepeek.com/Digital-Asset-Management/oecd/social-issues-migration-health/care-allowances-for-the-frail-elderly-and-their-impact-on-women-care-givers_414673405257
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Care Allowances for the Frail Elderly and Their Impact on Women Care-Givers
J. Jenson, Stéphane Jacobzone
This report discusses the impact of care allowances on women care-givers. These programmes, involving some payment for care in informal care settings, have recently been introduced in several OECD Member countries. While their primary goal has been to help older persons in need of care, their...
  N° 40   17 avr 2000 Cliquez pour accéder: 
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Pharmaceutical Policies in OECD Countries
Stéphane Jacobzone
Regulation of the pharmaceutical sector needs to reconcile private and social objectives. Public intervention pursues multiple goals which relate to both health and industry policy. Many OECD Governments are also heavily involved as buyers of pharmaceuticals in publicly-financed health care...
  N° 39   19 août 1999 Cliquez pour accéder: 
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  • http://www.keepeek.com/Digital-Asset-Management/oecd/social-issues-migration-health/net-social-expenditure_446511258155
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Net Social Expenditure
Willem Adema
This paper contains an overview of net total (public and private) social expenditure indicators. These indicators have been developed to supplement available historical information on gross social expenditure trends by accounting for the varying impact of the tax system across countries. Tax...
  N° 38   20 avr 1999 Cliquez pour accéder: 
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Ageing and Care for Frail Elderly Persons
Stéphane Jacobzone
This paper examines the various constraints which OECD Member countries must now deal with, faced with the prospects of rapid growth in the number of frail elderly persons. It pays particular attention to recent trends in disability. Most of the available cross-country evidence shows trends...
  N° 37   24 fév 1999 Cliquez pour accéder: 
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The Health of Older Persons in OECD Countries
Stéphane Jacobzone, E. Cambois, E. Chaplain, J. M. Robine
This study extends research on the impact of age-specific disability trends internationally, with a specific emphasis on long-term care needs. It focuses on changing patterns of disability in populations over 65 for a set of OECD countries for which cross-sectional evidence is available for at...
  N° 36   21 jan 1999 Cliquez pour accéder: 
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  • http://www.keepeek.com/Digital-Asset-Management/oecd/social-issues-migration-health/health-outcomes-in-oecd-countries_513803511413
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Health Outcomes in OECD Countries
Melissa Jee, Zeynep Or
OECD health-care systems confront the dual challenge of containing costs and maximising the health of their populations. The effectiveness of health-care provision in fostering longer and healthier lives is therefore of fundamental importance. In order to respond to these challenges, policy...
  N° 35   01 oct 1998 Cliquez pour accéder: 
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What Works Among Active Labour Market Policies
John P. Martin
This paper seeks to answer the following question: what is the potential contribution which active labour market policies can make a part of a strategy to combat high and persistent unemployment and the problems of low pay and poverty among the working-age population? In order to answer this...
  N° 34   13 août 1998 Cliquez pour accéder: 
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Measures of Job Satisfaction
Andrew E. Clark
Most taxonomies of "good jobs" and "bad jobs" are centred around pay and hours of work. This paper uses uses information on 7 000 workers in OECD countries (emanating from the 1989 wave of the International Social Survey Programme) to complement traditional measures of job quality with...
  N° 33   03 jui 1998 Cliquez pour accéder: 
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  • http://www.keepeek.com/Digital-Asset-Management/oecd/social-issues-migration-health/social-and-health-policies-in-oecd-countries_720018345154
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Social and Health Policies in OECD Countries
David W. Kalisch, Tetsuya Aman, Libbie A. Buchele
The responses of countries to the OECD Caring World questionnaire, together with other available information, provides a good basis for summarising the main social policy trends with respect to the broad coverage of social protection arrangements, assistance for families, assistance for...
  N° 32   17 avr 1998 Cliquez pour accéder: 
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The Growing Role of Private Social Benefits
Willem Adema, Marcel Einerhand
This paper contains a first analysis of trends in private social benefits within a comparative framework. There is growing interest in the role of the private sector in the provision of social support in the light of concerns about the high level of public social spending. However, up to now,...
  N° 31   07 avr 1998 Cliquez pour accéder: 
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Key Employment Policy Challenges Faced by OECD Countries
OCDE
OECD countries as a whole have experienced modest annual output growth of some 2 1/2 per cent over the past four years. But unemployment remains unacceptably high -- having fallen only slightly from its peak of 38 million in 1993 to the current 35 million or 7 per cent of the workforce -- and...
  N° 30   01 jan 1997 Cliquez pour accéder: 
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  • http://www.keepeek.com/Digital-Asset-Management/oecd/social-issues-migration-health/private-pensions-in-oecd-countries_664831631060
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Private Pensions in OECD Countries
Emmanuel Reynaud
This volume is part of a series of monographs on private pensions in OECD countries. Previous titles have considered the situation of Canada, Ireland, New Zealand, the United States, the United Kingdom and Australia.Private pensions occupy a central role in the French system of retirement...
  N° 29   01 jan 1997 Cliquez pour accéder: 
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  • http://www.keepeek.com/Digital-Asset-Management/oecd/social-issues-migration-health/oecd-submission-to-the-uk-low-pay-mission_046632218057
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OECD Submission to The UK Low Pay Mission
OCDE
This submission provides a brief factual survey of statutory minimum wage systems in OECD countries (Section B) as well as a summary of recommendations concerning minimum wages which have been presented in the OECD Jobs Study and recent OECD Economic Surveys (Section C). This is followed by a...
  N° 28   01 jan 1997 Cliquez pour accéder: 
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OECD Submission to the Irish National Minimum Wage Commission
OCDE
This submission provides a brief factual survey of statutory minimum wage systems in OECD countries (Section B) as well as a summary of recommendations concerning minimum wages which have been presented in the OECD Jobs Study and recent OECD Economic Surveys (Section C). This is followed by a...
  N° 27   01 jan 1997 Cliquez pour accéder: 
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  • http://www.keepeek.com/Digital-Asset-Management/oecd/social-issues-migration-health/childcare-and-elderly-care_047834852710
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Childcare and Elderly Care
Susan Christopherson
As the population in OECD countries ages and requires longer periods of care and as more children are cared for outside their homes, there is growing recognition of the significance of caring services both economically and socially. Up to now the policy discussion has focussed mainly on two...
  N° 26   01 jan 1997 Cliquez pour accéder: 
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The Concentration of Women's Employment and Relative Occupational Pay
Damian Grimshaw, Jill Rubery
This report assesses the relation between women’s employment in those occupations where they are most concentrated and their relative level of pay. The analysis is applied to seven countries - Australia, Canada, Germany, France, Norway, the United Kingdom and the United States - over a period...
  N° 25   01 jan 1997 Cliquez pour accéder: 
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  • http://www.keepeek.com/Digital-Asset-Management/oecd/social-issues-migration-health/making-the-public-employment-service-more-effective-through-the-introduction-of-market-signals_031348351683
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Making the Public Employment Service More Effective through the Introduction of Market Signals
Robert G. Fay
Many OECD countries have taken steps to increase competition in areas that have been typically dominated by public monopolies in the past. The goal is to improve the production and delivery of public goods and services. Among these areas, governments have introduced market signals to make the...
  N° 24   01 jan 1997 Cliquez pour accéder: 
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  • http://www.keepeek.com/Digital-Asset-Management/oecd/social-issues-migration-health/trends-in-secretarial-occupations-in-selected-oecd-countries-1980-95_650807020330
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Trends in Secretarial Occupations in Selected OECD Countries, 1980-95
Hilary Steedman
In all OECD countries secretarial occupations constitute a substantial part of all women's employment, are heavily female-dominated and subject to rapid and far-reaching technical change. They are also transversal to all sectors and organisations. The report examines how the secretary's role is...
  N° 23   01 jan 1997 Cliquez pour accéder: 
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  • http://www.keepeek.com/Digital-Asset-Management/oecd/social-issues-migration-health/private-pensions-in-oecd-countries_774368522640
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Private Pensions in OECD Countries
Hazel Bateman, John Piggott
As most other OECD Member countries had already done, Australia has, since 1991, supplemented an existing flat-rate universal (but means-tested) residence-based old-age pension by a compulsory earnings related second tier for employees known as the "Superannuation Guarantee". However, it was...
  N° 22   01 jan 1997 Cliquez pour accéder: 
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  • http://www.keepeek.com/Digital-Asset-Management/oecd/social-issues-migration-health/the-definition-of-part-time-work-for-the-purpose-of-international-comparisons_132721856632
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The Definition of Part-Time Work for the Purpose of International Comparisons
Alois van Bastelaer, Georges Lemaître, Pascal Marianna
National definitions of part-time work are based either on hours thresholds or on an assessment by the respondent of the nature of the job, or on a combination of both methods. This report compares the results obtained from the application of an hours-based definition to job of wage and salary...
  N° 21   01 jan 1997 Cliquez pour accéder: 
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Private Pensions in OECD Countries
E. Philip Davis
This volume is part of a series of monographs on private pensions in OECD countries. Previous titles have considered the situation in Canada, Ireland, New Zealand and the United States.The United Kingdom pension system has some distinctive characteristics. Publicly-provided pensions have become...
  N° 20   01 jan 1997 Cliquez pour accéder: 
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Occupational Classification (ISCO-88)
Peter Elias
This paper considers a range of topics concerned with the statistical application of an occupational classification, focusing in particular upon the use of the international standard, ISCO-88. Following a brief presentation of the conceptual basis of ISCO-88 and on methods of collecting and...
  N° 19   01 jan 1996 Cliquez pour accéder: 
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Net Public Social Expenditure
Willem Adema, Marcel Einerhand, Bengt Eklind, Jorgen Lotz, Mark Pearson
The OECD Social Expenditure data base (SOCX) allows the monitoring of trends in aggregate social expenditure and changes in its composition. But aggregate social expenditure may sometimes fail to reflect the true ‘effort’ of a country in providing social support. Account needs to be taken of...
  N° 18   01 jan 1996 Cliquez pour accéder: 
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Enhancing the Effectiveness of Active Labour Market Policies
Robert G. Fay
This publication reviews the recent evidence from programme evaluations on the effectiveness of active labour market policies (ALMPs) in helping unemployed individuals return to work. ALMPs differ widely in their objectives and their impacts, both across countries and within countries over...
  N° 16   01 jan 1995 Cliquez pour accéder: 
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Social Protection for Dependent Elderly People
Patrick Hennessy
There is growing concern about the future provision of care for frail elderly people. Many countries have planned to reform services or the financing of care, but have found that the implementation of these plans has coincided with economic slow-down and fiscal constraints. This has heightened...
  N° 15   07 oct 2003 Cliquez pour accéder: 
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Low Fertility Rates in OECD Countries
Joëlle Sleebos
Fertility rates have declined in most OECD countries to levels that are well below those needed to secure generation replacement. While attitudes towards this decline in fertility rates differ across countries, several OECD governments have introduced — or are considering — specific measures...
  N° 14   01 jan 1994 Cliquez pour accéder: 
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Measurement of Low Incomes and Poverty in A Perspective of International Comparisons
Michael F. Förster
During the past two decades, issues such as insufficient resources among particular populations, relative and absolute low incomes and poverty have occupied a prominent place in social policy research in many OECD countries. However, many different concepts have been used in the literature to...
  N° 13   01 jan 1994 Cliquez pour accéder: 
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The 1993 OECD-Eurostat Compendium of Sources of Earnings Statistics
OCDE
The objective of the Compendium of sources of earnings statistics is to provide a means of information for assessing earnings statistics’ comparability across OECD countries. However, the Compendium is also designed to be a source of information on any earnings-related matter, especially...
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