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Trends in severe disability among elderly people

This paper assesses the most recent evidence on trends in disability among the population aged 65 and over in 12 OECD countries: Australia, Belgium, Canada, Denmark, Finland, France, Italy, Japan, the Netherlands, Sweden, the United Kingdom and the United States. The focus is on reviewing...
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Preventing ageing unequally

How will future retirees fare? This report examines the two global megatrends of population ageing and rising inequalities. Key themes for Australia are inequalities in income and health and large regional differences.
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OECD regions at a glance 2016

OECD Regions at a Glance shows how regions and cities contribute to national economic growth and well-being.
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Competitive cities in the global economy

This report draws out key trends and factors of growth and competitiveness, and identifies some major dilemmas for policymakers.
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Embracing innovation in government: global trends 2018

In this annual overview of global government innovation, the OECD warns that the public sector will need a 'major course correction' to come to terms with the uncertainty posed by globalisation, rising inequality and disruptive technologies. The report argues that current government infrastructure is not...
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Strengthening the effectiveness and sustainability of international research infrastructures

Research infrastructures are long-term enterprises. They are increasingly diverse in nature, may operate under very different models of governance and financing, and within diverse and evolving financial and political contexts. They represent strategic investments which are indispensable for enabling and developing research in all scientific...
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Business models for sustainable research data repositories

There is a large variety of repositories that are responsible for providing long term access to data that is used for research. As data volumes and the demands for more open access to this data increase, these repositories are coming under increasing financial pressures that...
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Co-ordination and support of international research data networks

International research data networks are critical for progress in many scientific domains and underpin efforts to promote Open Science. At the same time, many of these networks are fragile and the responsibilities for their support and performance are frequently distributed across a variety of different...
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Digital platforms for facilitating access to research infrastructures

Shared research infrastructures are playing an increasingly important role in most scientific fields and represent a significant proportion of the total public investment in science. Many of these infrastructures have the potential to be used outside of their traditional scientific domain and outside of the...
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Open research agenda setting

Citizen engagement is being promoted in many countries as a mechanism to improve the efficiency, quality and relevance of research and improve transparency and trust in science. At the same time, digitalisation is opening up new opportunities for consultation and exchange with citizens. This report...