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Pensions at a Glance 2019

The 2019 edition of Pensions at a Glance highlights the pension reforms undertaken by OECD countries over the last two years. Moreover, two special chapters focus on non-standard work and pensions in OECD countries, take stock of different approaches to organising pensions for non-standard workers in the OECD, discuss why non-standard work raises pension issues …
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Health at a Glance 2019

The OECD has recently published the report “Health at a Glance 2019.” Health at a Glance compares key indicators for population health and health system performance across OECD members, candidate and partner countries. It highlights how countries differ in terms of  the health status and health-seeking behaviour of their citizens; access to and quality of …
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UNCTAD: Key Statistics and Trends in Trade Policy 2018

UNCTAD has recently launched the report “Key Statistics and Trends in Trade Policy 2018: Trade Tensions, Implications for Developing Countries”. During the last decade international trade has been characterized by a progressive shift in the use of trade policy instruments. Despite the trade tensions that have characterised the last year, tariffs have remained substantially stable …
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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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