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June 29, 2022

Spain | Extending working life: Why? Where are we? How to do it?

Longer working lives improve the sustainability of the welfare state and the public pension system, have positive externalities on the employment and productivity of young workers, and enhance cognitive functioning.

November 19, 2021

Global | Human capital, digital disruption and NGEU

Equal educational opportunity and the development of human capital are two of the main keys to economic progress and social welfare — if not the most important. In the face of the digital disruption that is underway, knowledge, skills and competences of the population are also essential.

November 17, 2021

Global | Cross-country data on skills and the quality of schooling

This working paper reviews the available cross-country data on skill levels and educational quality and analyzes their distribution across OECD countries and their strengths and limitations in comparison to years of schooling.