Author: OECD - Organisation for Economic Co-operation and
Publisher: OECD Publishing
Keywords: pacific, asia, glance, health
Number of Pages: 96
Published: 2011-05-06
ISBN-10: 9264096183
ISBN-13: 9789264096189

This first 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, and health care expenditure and financing across 27 Asia/Pacific countries and economies in the Asia/Pacific region.Drawing on data sources, it builds on the format used in previous editions of Health at a Glance: OECD Indicators, and gives readers a better understanding of the factors that affect the health of populations And The performance of health systems.Each of the 32 indicators in the book is presented in a user-fri

Author: Career Communications Group
Publisher: Career Communications Group
Keywords: color, women
Number of Pages: 64
Published: 2010
eBookDB-ID: 19370555

Women of Color is a publication for today's career women in business and technology.

Author: OECD
Publisher: OECD Publishing
Keywords: focus, non, tariff, measures, special, economies, policies, emerging, transition, agricultural
Number of Pages: 208
Published: 2001-08-27
ISBN-10: 9264193049
ISBN-13: 9789264193048

The recorded use of non-tariff measures (NTMs) on food and agricultural products -- such as plant and animal health requirements and technical regulations -- has risen rapidly in recent years. This development has coincided with tighter restrictions on the use of tariffs, prompting concerns that NTMs present an increasing barrier to international trade. Exporters in developing, emerging and transition economies typically have greater difficulties in complying with NTMs than their counterparts in OECD countries. At the same time, countries outside the OECD area face constraints that limit the e

Author: Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Develop
Publisher: OECD Publishing
Keywords: round, agreement, uruguay, extending, trade, liberalisation, agriculture
Number of Pages: 152
Published: 2002-04-10
ISBN-10: 9264197095
ISBN-13: 9789264197091

This report provides information on the average tariff levels and on the use of tariff-rate quotas, export subsidies and export credits by selected OECD countries for temperate-zone agricultural products. The implications of further liberalisation of the various instruments over the medium term are examined. The effects of further trade liberalisation of agricultural markets over the medium-term depend significantly on the modalities and prevailing market conditions against which the liberalisation scenarios are compared. On market access, although the largest impact on world prices is from t

Author: Carroll, Charles Holt
Publisher: Ludwig von Mises Institute
Keywords: papers, currency, debt, organization
Number of Pages: 468
ISBN-10: 1610163753
ISBN-13: 9781610163750

Author: Kathryn P. Meadow-Orlans
Publisher: University of California Press
Keywords: development, child, deafness
Number of Pages: 236
Published: 1980
ISBN-10: 0520028198
ISBN-13: 9780520028197

Author: OECD
Publisher: OECD Publishing
Keywords: education, tertiary, employment, disabilities, inclusion, training, policy, students
Number of Pages: 145
Published: 2011-05-16
ISBN-10: 9264097651
ISBN-13: 9789264097650

This book examines the transition of young adults with disabilities from school to tertiary education and work. It analyses the policy experiences of several OECD countries and identifies recent trends in access to education and employment as well as best transition policies and practices. Which factors foster or hinder the transition to tertiary education and work? What are the strengths and weaknesses of policies and support given to young adults with disabilities? What strategies exist in upper secondary schools and tertiary education institutions to smooth this transition and what are thei
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