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How Was Life? Click to Access:
    http://oecd.metastore.ingenta.com/content/3014041e.pdf
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This book provides interesting international comparisons of well-being historically, along with a methodological framework used to carry the work forward.
Addressing High Household Debt in Korea Click to Access:
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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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Matching Economic Migration with Labour Market Needs Click to Access:
    http://oecd.metastore.ingenta.com/content/8114141e.pdf
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This publication gathers the papers presented at the "OECD-EU dialogue on mobility and international migration: matching economic migration with labour market needs" (Brussels, 24-25 February 2014), a conference jointly organised by the European...
Reducing the High Rate of Poverty Among the Elderly in Korea Click to Access:
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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?