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A System of Health Accounts 2011
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A System of Health Accounts 2011: Revised Edition provides an updated and systematic description of the financial flows related to the consumption of health care goods and services.
Primary Care in Denmark
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In many ways, primary care in Denmark performs well. Danish primary care is trusted and valued by patients, and is relatively inexpensive. But there are important areas where it needs to be strengthened. Most critically, Danish primary care is...

Statistics

Poverty gap
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The poverty gap is the ratio by which the mean income of the poor falls below the poverty line.
Safeguarding the Rights of Asian Migrant Workers from Home to the Workplace
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This report points to the growing number of labor migrants in Asia and examines the policy question of how to best safeguard their rights. Governments and stakeholders in both origin and destination countries have largely recognized their mutual...
The pursuit of happiness
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The OECD has long argued that the ultimate goal of public policies is to improve the quality of our lives. But what makes us happy? Does living in a country guaranteeing equal rights and opportunities to women and men increase people’s...
 
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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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