Doing Better for Families by OECD


All Oecd governments are looking to supply mom and dad extra selection of their paintings and family members judgements. This ebook appears to be like on the alternative ways within which governments help households. It seeks to supply solutions to questions like: Is spending on kin advantages going up, and the way does it differ by means of the age of the kid? Has the obstacle affected public help for households? what's the top manner of aiding adults to have the variety of youngsters they hope? What are the results of parental depart programmes on lady labour provide and on baby health? Are childcare expenses a barrier to parental employment and will versatile office ideas aid? what's the most sensible time for moms to return to paintings after childbirth? And what are the easiest regulations to lessen poverty between sole mom and dad?

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6 .. 7 .. 7 .. 2 .. 2 .. 7 1. Data refers to 2008 for Israel. 2. Data refers to 2004 for Mexico; 2007 for Chile and Israel. 3. Dependent employment = Total employment – Self-employment. 4. Data refers to 2004 for Mexico; 2005 for the United States. 5. Data refers to 2000 for Canada, Iceland, Japan, Korea, New Zealand, Slovak Republic and Switzerland. Source: OECD Database on Labour Force Statistics, 2010. 1787/888932393977 more than 90% of the male median wage. At the other end of the spectrum, the wage gap is large in Japan and Korea with the median female wage less than 70% of the median male wage.

5 hours and men spending less than one hour each day on unpaid work. 22 Minutes of unpaid work on an average day 500 400 TUR MEX ITA 300 PRT POL HUN FRA KOR 200 POL 100 IRL EST SVN DEU BEL JPN ESP MEX TUR ITA HUN ESP AUS NZL AUT FIN USA NLD GBR CAN CHN DNK DNK EST SVN FIN GBR AUS NLD NZL BEL DEU CAN AUT USA IRL PRT CHN JPN KOR FRA SWE NOR SWE NOR 0 20 30 40 50 60 70 80 Female employment rate, aged 15-64 years (%) Note: Data missing for Austria, Chile, Czech Republic, Denmark, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland, Israel, Luxembourg, the Netherlands, the Slovak Republic and Turkey.

Proportion of university graduates receiving engineering, manufacturing and construction by gender, 2008 Men % 100 Women 75 50 25 Sl ov ak Gr ee c Po e la n Re d pu bl ic Sp ai n It a l Ic y el De and nm a S rk Ne we d w Z e en al a Po nd r tu g M al ex ic Fr o an c Tu e rk Be ey lg i C z O E um ec CD h Re 2 9 pu b No li c rw Au ay st r Au a li a st ra C a li a na Un d i te Au a d s tr Ki ng ia d Ge om rm an y Ko re Un F in a i te lan d St d at es I S w r ela i t z nd N e er l a th nd er la nd s Ja pa n 0 Note: Panel B: data missing for Chile, Estonia, Israel, Luxembourg and Slovenia.

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