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This paper provides an overview of the Victorian Protective Data Security Framework and its role in protecting information held by Victorian government agencies, as well as a background of the global and domestic developments in this area.
This report from the OECD Affordable Housing Database presents comparative data on homelessness levels.
This reports contrasts the situation for the children of immigrants compared with the children of natives in European and non-European OECD countries along a number of key outcomes (educational attainment, employment and unemployment rates, occupations and sectors).
Among its key findings is the identification...
This new database provides comprehensive and comparative information on a broad range of demographic and labour market characteristics of immigrants living in OECD countries. The DIOC includes information on demographic characteristics (age and gender), duration of stay, labour market outcomes (labour market status, occupations, sectors...
Numerous social policy analysts have suggested that globalisation and the emergence of more knowledge based economies have encouraged high income nations to shift away from a model of protective welfare focused on social rights and towards a model of productive welfare focused on social investment....
Following a troubling year, where geopolitical and social concerns gave rise to a new wave of business activism, millennials and Gen Z are sounding the alarm, according to Deloitte’s seventh annual Millennial Survey. Millennials’ opinions about business’ motivations and ethics, which had trended up the...
Social impact bonds (SIBs) can be defined as “a mechanism that harnesses private capital for social services and encourages outcome achievement by making repayment contingent upon success.” Since 2010, which marked the advent of the first SIB, 43 have been set up in 11 countries...
Social Impact bonds (SIBs) have attracted much attention in the aftermath of the financial crisis. They have been implemented in a number of countries as they seem to be an attractive proposition for financing the delivery of social services.
But SIBs remain a fairly...
This public lecture explores what a capital gains tax might look like in New Zealand, and who would win and who would lose from such a reform.
A group of international experts, including economists, policy makers, social scientists, researchers and representatives of private sector, professional and other associations, convened at Harris Manchester College, in Oxford, on 26 June 2014, to discuss the opportunities of the silver economy as a response to population...