OECD Directorate for Employment, Labour and Social Affairs

Briefing paper

Online work in OECD countries

Labour markets are undergoing major transformations as a result of globalisation, technological and demographic changes. The digital revolution, in particular, is promoting new forms of employment mediated by online platforms. The scale and scope of these changes are hard to assess because conventional labour market...

HC3.1 Homeless population [estimates]

This report from the OECD Affordable Housing Database presents comparative data on homelessness levels.

Early maternal employment and child development in five OECD countries

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 the Longitudinal Study...

Pensions at a glance 2011: retirement-income systems in OECD and G20 countries

The theme of this fourth edition of Pensions at a Glance is pensions, retirement and life expectancy. Many countries have increased pension ages in the face of population ageing and longer lives. Some have introduced an automatic link between pensions and life expectancy. Improvements to...