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Research report

08 Jan 2016

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Graduation rates for bachelor’s and master’s degrees have dramatically increased over the past two decades, with 6 million bachelor’s degrees and 3 million master’s degrees awarded in OECD countries in 2013. Although women represent over half of the graduates at...

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01 Dec 2015

Highlights the pension reforms undertaken by OECD and G20 countries over the last two years.

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The 10-year anniversary edition of Pensions at a Glance highlights the pension reforms undertaken by OECD and G20 countries over the last two years. Two special...

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07 Jul 2015

Provides a dashboard of key indicators assembled with the goal of contributing to the analysis and international comparison of public sector performance. Indicators on government revenues, expenditures, and employment are provided alongside key output and outcome data in the sectors of education...

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12 Apr 2016

Provides details of taxes paid on wages in OECD countries.

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After increasing each year since 2011, the tax burden on the average worker remained at 35.9% in OECD countries for a second consecutive year in 2015. The tax burden or tax wedge is...

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02 Mar 2016

Fathers who take paternity or parental leave are more likely to perform tasks such as feeding and bathing children, this report shows.

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All OECD countries, except the US, offer nationwide paid maternity leave for at least 12 weeks, and over half...

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Research report

08 Jan 2016

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Graduation rates for bachelor’s and master’s degrees have dramatically increased over the past two decades, with 6 million bachelor’s degrees and 3 million master’s degrees awarded in OECD countries in 2013. Although women represent over half of the graduates at...

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01 Dec 2015

Highlights the pension reforms undertaken by OECD and G20 countries over the last two years.

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The 10-year anniversary edition of Pensions at a Glance highlights the pension reforms undertaken by OECD and G20 countries over the last two years. Two special...

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07 Jul 2015

Provides a dashboard of key indicators assembled with the goal of contributing to the analysis and international comparison of public sector performance. Indicators on government revenues, expenditures, and employment are provided alongside key output and outcome data in the sectors of education...

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04 Feb 2015

This paper provides insights into what partner country governments anticipate will be their main development challenges within five to ten years, and into how they expect their relationships with Development Assistance Committee development assistance providers to evolve in order to meet these...

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Working paper

12 Jan 2015

This working paper describes the potential of the proliferation of new sources of large volumes of data, sometimes also referred to as "big data", for informing policy making in several areas. It also outlines the challenges that the proliferation of data raises for the production of official...

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Research report

09 Dec 2014

In most OECD countries, the gap between rich and poor is at its highest level since 30 years, according to this report.

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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...

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09 Nov 2011

 

The OECD Social Expenditure database (SOCX) was developed to analyse trends in social spending and its composition at the detailed social expenditure programme level. The detailed information in SOCX enables users to verify spending aggregates, regroup spending items for the analysis of...

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10 Oct 2011

This report investigates the effects of maternal employment on child development.

It compares data from countries with different types of work-family policy - Australia, Canada, Denmark, the United Kingdom, and the United States - using data from national birth cohort studies, including...

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