Directorate for Employment, Labour and Social Affairs

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  • Society at a Glance 2016 - OECD Social Indicators

    Society at a Glance 2016 addresses the growing demand for quantitative evidence on social well-being and its trends, with a total of 25 social indicators. The report also features a special chapter on the NEET challenge and what can be done for jobless and disengaged youth.

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  • Youth employment and unemployment

    OECD governments have committed to stepping up their efforts to tackle high youth unemployment and strengthen their education systems to better prepare young people for the world of work.

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  • Pensions at a Glance

    The 10-year anniversary edition of Pensions at a Glance highlights the pension reforms undertaken by OECD and G20 countries over the last two years. Two special chapters provide deeper analysis of first-tier pension schemes and of the impact of short or interrupted careers. Another chapter analyses the sensitivity of long-term pension replacement rates on various parameters.

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Key publications‌

Brochure Instit ELS 2013

OECD work on Employment, Social Protection and International Migration
The new Brochure describes OECD work on Employment, Social protection and International migration; how the interrelated policy areas can help countries boost employment, improve social welfare and manage migration in the context of ageing populations, globalisation and rapid technological change.

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OECD work on Health
Most of the work on health is carried out by the Health Division of the Directorate for Employment, Labour and Social Affairs. This brochure describes the health division activities and good practices on current health issues

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