Tag Archives: Social protection

Exploring self-employment in the European Union

Eurofound has just published the Exploring self-employment in the European Union report. In the rapidly changing world of work, the traditional dichotomy of employee and self-employed is insufficient to capture the wide diversity of self-employed workers in Europe today. This report identifies five categories of self-employed, reflecting the wide-ranging attitudes, income levels, and health and …
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All You Need to Know About the Global Government Spending

MarketLine has just published the report “Global Government Spending”, which provides data on the global sector’s size, value and volume between 2011 and 2015, as well as forecasts to 2020. The report includes size and segmentation data, textual and graphical analysis of market growth trends, leading companies and macroeconomic forecasts. The profile also contains descriptions …
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All You Need to Know About the Government Spending in Turkey

MarketLine has just published the report “Government Spending in Turkey”, which provides data on the Turkish government spending sector, value and volume between 2011 and 2015, as well as forecasts to 2020. The report includes size and segmentation data, textual and graphical analysis of market growth trends, leading companies and macroeconomic forecasts. The profile also …
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Public Services in Spain

The BBVA Foundation jointly with Ivie has published the report “Public Services, Territorial Differences and Equal Opportunities”. The study analyzes the evolution of spending on essential public services (education, health and social protection) in Spain and its autonomous communities from 2002 to 2013. The study concludes that regional disparities in per capita spending on education, …
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Transforming Economies

ILO-UNCTAD has just published the book “Transforming Economies: Making industrial policy work for growth, jobs and development”. The study provides a deeper understanding of the process of structural and technological change, and distills lessons and principles for the design of policies that effectively create sustained and inclusive growth and quality jobs. This was based partly …
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World Social Protection Report 2014-15

The International Labour Organization (ILO) has just presented the latest social security trends in the report “World Social Protection Report 2014/15: Building economic recovery, inclusive development and social justice”. According to the study more than 70 per cent of the world population is not adequately covered by social protection. The report looks at different social …
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European Social Statistics

How many foreign citizens live in an EU Member State? And how many of them come from another EU Member State? How is the risk of poverty influenced by the level of education? Are there more females or more males among the student population in the EU? Answers to these questions and many more can …
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ILO World Report on Child Labour

The ILO has just published the report titled, “World Report on Child Labour: Economic vulnerability, social protection and the fight against child labour.” The study reviews relevant research on how different types of social protection measures can help combat child labour. These include cash transfer schemes, social health protection and income security in old age. …
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