Latest data on social expenditure, which comprises cash benefits, direct in-kind provision of goods and services, and tax breaks with social purposes. Benefits may be targeted at low-income households, the elderly, disabled, sick, unemployed, or young persons.
This report addresses the growing demand for quantitative evidence on social well-being and its trends. It covers 25 social indicators and features a special chapter on the NEET challenge and what can be done for jobless and disengaged youth.
As part of its All on Board for Inclusive Growth Initiative, the OECD has created the OECD Centre for Opportunity and Equality, a new platform for promoting and conducting policy-oriented research on the trends, causes and consequences of inequalities in society and the economy, and a forum to discuss how policies can best address such inequalities.
www.oecd.org/gender includes important, recent and ongoing projects aimed at improving gender policy across a wide variety of areas in OECD countries and beyond
Focusing on people's well-being and societal progress, the OECD is looking at the functioning of the economic system but also at the diverse experiences and living conditions of people and households in its attempt to measure the well-being and progress ...