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  • Photo by Panagiotis Tzamaros/Fosphotos Child poverty rate in Greece triples in a decade, OECD study finds


    The Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development's (OECD) policy brief on child wellness, which tracks child poverty in developed countries, has shown that Greece was among the countries where child poverty has increased sharply in recent years.

  • Crisis-era productivity in Greece lowest among OECD countries


    A study by the Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) examining productivity levels over the last seven years found that Greece was the only country surveyed where productivity fell over the period.

  • The first cut is the deepest? Greek pension reforms in context

    By: Georgia Nakou


    It is 5:59am on a Sunday morning. The host of the morning talk show, a man of near-pensionable age – a look he has affected for well over a decade – adopts an alarmed look. The caption screams “NEW PENSIONS MASSACRE”. Projected on the backdrop, a dense table of numbers several columns wide defies legibility, and several talking heads are lined up in a panel to argue vociferously and incoherently over how badly pensioners can expect to suffer from the latest spending cuts.

  • Photo by Panayotis Tzamaros/Fosphotos OECD report outlines steps to reduce burgeoning poverty rate in Greece


    In its latest survey on Greece that the Organisation of Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) published on Greece earlier in the week, the Paris-based think tank dedicates a section on lowering poverty and protecting households that through the loss of jobs and wage cuts have been severely affected by the crisis, leading to a significant surge in poverty rates.

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