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For Low Earners, the Average Net Pension Replacement Rate Across OECD Countries is 82%

Source: OECD publishing

This comprehensive examination of pension systems in OECD and selected non-OECD countries looks at recent trends in retirement and working at older ages, evolving life expectancy, design of pension systems, pension entitlements, and private pensions before providing a series of country profiles.

Education
EUROPEAN CAMPUS OF EXCELLENCE “THE WELFARE STATE AND INEQUALITY – EUROPE IN THE 21ST CENTURY”

Source: European Campus of Excellence

In the course of the 20th century the welfare state became a crucial structural feature for Europe’s modern democratic societies. 572 more words

Education

Op-Ed: Charities have a place in the public conversation

In recent years, there has been considerable controversy about the role of charities in public policy development. Some government and industry officials have stated that our organizations should not be involved in important public discussions on issues like climate change, human rights and poverty reduction. 601 more words

National

Bonnie Pearson: We need politicians who will defend public health care

It’s time for Canadians to take back the public health care agenda.

For far too long, forces have been chipping away at our most cherished social program. 505 more words

Opinion

New BSc in Social Analytics from Cardiff University

New BSc in Social Analytics from Cardiff University

Cardiff University School of Social Sciences is one of the leading social science departments in the UK whose quality and impact of sociology research has been ranked third in the UK in the 2014 Research Excellence Framework. 110 more words

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How neuroscience has transformed our understanding of child development

As we celebrate the launch of Abbott and Burkitt’s ground breaking new book Child development and the brain, we asked author Esther Burkitt to tells us more about what inspired her interest in child development… 524 more words

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Blood Tribe members shown how to prevent overdoses as reserve battles fentanyl crisis

Roberta Calf Robe can see drug users and dealers from her office window on the Blood reserve, a community where at least 16 people have died from fentanyl overdoses in about nine months. 710 more words

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