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Bloomberg 2017 Global Health Index

Italy is ranked the healthiest country on Earth in the Bloomberg Global Health Index of 163 countries. Iceland, Switzerland, Singapore and Australia rounded out the top five most-healthy countries in the index. Spain ranks 6th. Each country in the index was graded based on variables such as life expectancy, causes of death and health risks ranging …
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OECD Gender Initiative

To mark International Women’s Day we recommend the OECD Gender Equality website. Created by the OECD Gender Initiative, the website examines existing barriers to gender equality in education, employment, and entrepreneurship. This website monitors the progress made by governments to promote gender equality in both OECD and non- OECD countries and provides good practices based …
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Structure of Earnings Survey

How are earnings distributed in the EU? Notable discrepancies can be observed in the Member States of the European Union (EU) in gross hourly earnings, not only between the 10% of employees earning the least and the 10% earning the most, but also according to the economic activity, with financial and insurance activities being among …
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New Product: Statista

The IESE Library now has access to Statista, one of the world’s largest statistics, research & market data platforms with access to more than 1.5 million statistics, forecasts, studies, dossiers and infographics on 80.000 topics from more than 18,000 sources. A brief overview of Statista: • More than 1 million statistics from over 18,000 sources …
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Education at a Glance 2016

The OECD has just published “Education at a Glance 2016.” According to the report, OECD countries must step up their efforts to improve the quality and equity of their education systems as part of their commitments to meet the Sustainable Development Goals (SDG) for education by 2030. The study measures countries’ efforts to achieve “inclusive …
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Migration and Remittances Factbook 2016

The World Bank has just published the “Migration and Remittances Factbook 2016.” The book attempts to present numbers and facts behind the stories of international migration and remittances, drawing on authoritative, publicly available data. It provides a snapshot of statistics on immigration, emigration, skilled emigration, and remittance flows for 210 countries and 15 regional and …
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People in the EU – 2015 edition

Eurostat has just published the report “People in the EU: who are we and how do we live.” According to the study demographic change, together with migration, globalization and climate change, is recognized as one of the most significant challenges that the European Union is currently facing. In recent decades, the profile of the EU …
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Health at a Glance 2015

The OECD has just published the report “Health at a Glance 2015.” The study presents cross-country comparisons of the health status of populations and the performance of health systems in OECD countries. The key findings of the publication are as follows. -New drugs will push pharmaceutical spending unless policy adapts -Life expectancy continues to rise, …
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Tourism Highlights 2015

UNWTO has just published Tourism Highlights 2015. The report presents a concise overview of international tourism in the world based on the results for the year 2014. According to the study an ever-increasing number of destinations worldwide have opened up to, and invested in tourism, turning it into a key driver of socio-economic progress through …
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UNEP’s “Global Trends in Renewable Energy Investment 2015 Report

“2014 brought a rebound of green energy investments worldwide with a surge of a solid 17% to $270 Billion” the United Nations Environment Program (UNEP) highlights in its Global Trends in Renewable Energy Investment 2015 report. Renewable power generation capacity – excluding large-scale hydropower – reached the historic 100-gigawatts level as investment “rallied strongly after two years …
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