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Quality of Life in Europe: Subjective Well-being

Eurofound has published an analysis on subjective well-being levels across Europe entitled “Quality of life in Europe: Subjective well-being.”  While life satisfaction increased marginally across the European Union between 2007 and 2011, happiness and optimism levels have fallen and perceived social exclusion has increased, indicating a decline in overall well-being in many European countries during …
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Making Globalization Socially Sustainable

The International Labour Office (ILO) and the Secretariat of the World Trade Organization (WTO) have co-published the report “Making Globalization Socially Sustainable.” The volume consists of contributions by leading academic experts who analyze the various channels through which globalization affects jobs and wages. The publication underlines globalization’s potential to stimulate productivity and growth but highlights …
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The Atlas of Global Development

The World Bank in association with Harper Collins has published the new third edition of The Atlas of Global Development. The book is a comprehensive guide to the most critical issues facing our changing world. It presents an overview of the world and its people at the start of the 21st century. The most urgent …
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Social Panorama of Latin America 2010

The Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (ECLAC) has just published the report, The Social Panorama of Latin America 2010. Most of the report discussed the youth and child population and considers how differences created and consolidated during this stage of life entrench the intergenerational reproduction of poverty and inequality. The main focus …
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