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  • Indicators of Immigrant Integration 2015by OECD Publishing

    Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development 2015; US$ 77.00

    This joint publication by the OECD and the European Commission presents the first broad international comparison across all EU and OECD countries of the outcomes for immigrants and their children, through 27 indicators organised around five areas: Employment, education and skills, social inclusion, civic engagement and social cohesion (Chapters 5 to... more...

  • Integrating Social Services for Vulnerable Groupsby OECD Publishing

    Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development 2015; US$ 42.00

    All OECD countries have vulnerable populations in need of multiple service supports. And although the needs of vulnerable families, children and youth with mental health issues, the homeless, and the frail elderly can vary widely, the challenges government face when delivering multiple social supports to these groups are often similar. This book looks... more...

  • International Migration Outlook 2015by OECD Publishing

    Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development 2015; US$ 93.00

    This publication analyses recent development in migration movements and policies in OECD countries and some non member countries as well as the evolution of recent labour market outcomes of immigrants in OECD countries. It includes a special chapter on : "Changing Patterns in the international migration of doctors and nurses to OECD countries",... more...

  • Cardiovascular Disease and Diabetesby OECD Publishing

    Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development 2015; US$ 46.00

    This report examines how countries perform in their ability to prevent, manage and treat cardiovascular disease (CVD) and diabetes. The last 50 years have witnessed remarkable improvements in CVD outcomes. Since 1960, overall CVD mortality rates have fallen by over 60%, but these improvements are not evenly spread across OECD countries, and the rising... more...

  • OECD Reviews of Health Care Quality: Portugal 2015by OECD Publishing

    Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development 2015; US$ 47.00

    This report reviews the quality of health care in Portugal, seeks to highlight best practices, and provides a series of targeted assessments and recommendations for further improvements to quality of care. The Portuguese National Health Service has responded well to financial pressure, successfully balancing the twin priorities of financial consolidation... more...

  • Talent Abroadby OECD Publishing

    Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development 2015; US$ 44.00

    More than three million individuals who were born in Germany lived in another OECD country in 2010/11. To assess the potential that this group represents for the German labour market, this review establishes the distribution of German emigrants over OECD countries, as well as their age, sex, and educational attainment. Shifts in the German diaspora... more...

  • Investing in Youth Investing in Youthby OECD Publishing

    OECD Publishing 2016; US$ 33.00

    This report is part of the series on "Investing in Youth" which builds on the expertise of the OECD on youth employment, social support and skills. This series covers both OECD countries and countries in the process of accession to the OECD, as well as some emerging economies. The report provides a detailed diagnosis of youth policies in... more...

  • Health at a Glanceby OECD Publishing

    OECD Publishing 2016; US$ 25.00

    This fourth edition of Health at a Glance Asia/Pacific presents a set of key indicators of health status, the determinants of health, health care resources and utilisation, health care expenditure and financing and health care quality across 27 Asia-Pacific countries and economies. Drawing on a wide range of data sources, it builds on the format used... more...

  • A Safety Net That Worksby Robert Doar

    AEI Press 2017; US$ 39.99

    This is an edited volume reviewing the major means-tested social programs in the United States. Each author addresses a major program or area, reviewing each area?s successes and recommending how to address shortcomings through policy change. more...

  • Health Care as a Right of Citizenshipby Gunnar Almgren

    Columbia University Press 2017; US$ 34.99

    While the Obama Administration?s Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (ACA) has expanded health care coverage for millions of Americans, it has fallen short in offering universal health care to all. In Health Care as a Right of Citizenship , Gunnar Almgren argues that the ACA?s primary significance is not in its expansion of health care entitlements... more...