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Joining Forces for Gender Equality : What is Holding us Back? 2023-05-12

 OECD iLibrary (May 2023) OECD countries continue to face persistent gender inequalities in social and economic life. Young women often reach higher levels of education than young men, but remain under-represented in fields with the most lucrative careers. Women spend more time on unpaid work,…

Gender Inequalities Published_SS_Monitor https://www.oecd-ilibrary.org/social-issues-migration-health/joining-forces-for… pmassetti
OPSI Innovations - Observatory of Public Sector Innovation 2023-05-11 Innovation capacity https://oecd-opsi.org/case_type/opsi/ pmassetti
Health at a Glance: Latin America and the Caribbean 2023 2023-05-11 latin america

oecd.org (2023) This second edition of Health at a Glance: Latin America and the Caribbean, prepared jointly by OECD and the World Bank, presents a set of key indicators of health status, determinants of health, healthcare resources and utilisation, healthcare expenditure and financing, quality…

Health Published_SS_Monitor https://www.oecd.org/health/health-at-a-glance-latin-america-and-the-caribbean-… pmassetti
Migrant Welfare Systems in Africa: Case Studies in Selected African Union Member States: Ethiopia, Côte d’Ivoire, Ghana, Kenya, Mauritius and South Africa 2023-05-04 Africa

IOM (Janv 2023) This report interrogates country-of-origin measures to extend social protection and broader-based support services to African migrant workers abroad. It reflects on the challenges faced by international migrants in accessing social protection and welfare support, and notes that…

Migration Published_SS_Monitor https://publications.iom.int/books/migrant-welfare-systems-africa-case-studies-… pmassetti
World Development Report 2023: Migrants, Refugees, and Societies 2023-05-02

worldbank.org (2023) As the world struggles to cope with global economic imbalances, diverging demographic trends, and climate change, migration will become a necessity in the decades to come for countries at all levels of income. If managed well, migration can be a force for prosperity and can…

Published_SS_Monitor https://www.worldbank.org/en/publication/wdr2023 pmassetti
‘Aging population holds economic prosperity for Nigerians, others 2023-05-02

guardian.ng (25.04.2023) Individuals across the globe, especially in developed countries, are aging at an unprecedented pace, making many countries increasingly reliant on migration to realise their long-term growth potential, says a new report from the World Bank. The ‘World Development Report…

Published_SS_Monitor https://guardian.ng/business-services/aging-population-holds-economic-prosperit… pmassetti
Eurofound Platform Economy Database 2023-04-28 Europe

Eurofound’s platform economy database provides information on 296 initiatives and court cases that exist or have been implemented in relation to activities in the platform economy. The database was last updated in February 2023 and provides metadata for each entry, such as geographical scope,…

digital platforms https://apps.eurofound.europa.eu/platformeconomydb/ pmassetti
UNDESA World Social Report 2023 :Leaving no one behind un a ageing world 2023-04-25

un.org (2023) Population ageing is a defining global trend of our time. People are living longer, and more are older than ever before. Spectacular improvements in health and survival and reductions in fertility have driven this momentous shift, which has begun or is expected to begin soon in all…

Old-age pensions Published_SS_Monitor https://www.un.org/development/desa/dspd/world-social-report/2023-2.html pmassetti
Can social protection tackle emerging risks from climate change, and how? A framework and a critical review 2023-04-25

Climate Risk Management (2023) Climate change is transforming the risks individuals and households face, with potentially profound socioeconomic consequences such as increased poverty, inequality, and social instability. Social protection is a policy tool that governments use to help individuals…

Published_SS_Monitor https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S221209632300027X pmassetti
France: Retraites : une réforme controversée à l'impact incertain 2023-04-24 france

Sciences Po (14.04.2023) La réforme des retraites 2023, un sujet qui est au cœur de l’actualité et des préoccupations des citoyens depuis des mois. Une conférence organisée le 5 avril 2023 à Sciences Po a réuni des chercheuses et chercheurs de différentes disciplines s. Ce moment riche de la…

Pensions Published_SS_Monitor https://www.sciencespo.fr/fr/actualites/reforme-retraites-2023-quels-enjeux-et-… pmassetti
By the numbers: Europe’s pensions problem 2023-04-21 Europe

politico.eu (21.04.2023) The present and future of retirement ages across the Continent, in figures and charts.

Pensions Published_SS_Monitor https://www.politico.eu/article/europe-pensions-problem-france-reform/ pmassetti
These are the countries where people retire the youngest 2023-04-20

(18.04.2023) For some nations, the growing share of residents leaving the workforce presents challenges

Pensions Published_SS_Monitor https://qz.com/the-countries-where-people-retire-the-youngest-1850332782 pmassetti
US: The healthcare system is unprepared for an aging population 2023-04-11 United States

morningstar.com (08.04.2023) A conservative estimate of 30,000 geriatricians will be needed to care for older adults by 2030, currently there is only about a quarter of that. This article is reprinted by permission from NextAvenue.org. The U.S. healthcare system must address the shortage of…

Medical care Published_SS_Monitor https://www.morningstar.com/news/marketwatch/20230408415/the-healthcare-system-… pmassetti
User friendly Website of the Social Security Agency in the US 2023-04-05 United States

The Social Security Administration (SSA) in the United States of America launched its redesigned website, ssa.gov. The new site leveraged human-centered design…

SSA integrated modern technology tools on both the front and back end of the site to improve effectiveness. On the front end, the “check eligibility function” allows customers to self-navigate SSA’s programs. Moving forward, the agency plans to apply those concepts to other business units to…

Old-age pensions, Survivors, Innovation capacity, Digital inclusion, E-services, Client Published_SS_Monitor_Innovation. https://governmentciomedia.com/tech-behind-new-social-security-website lfrota
Social protection and rural transformation in Africa 2023-04-04 Africa

fao.org (2023) This article develops a conceptual framework on pathways through which non-contributory social protection can contribute to a resilient and inclusive agricultural growth in rural Africa. It draws insights from a review of rigorous empirical evidence on the impacts of cash…

Extension of coverage, Cash transfers rural world Published_SS_Monitor https://www.fao.org/documents/card/en/c/cc5112en pmassetti
At the mercy of the algorithm – Work and digitalisation 2023-03-30

 IPS Journal (24.03.2023) Excessive reliance on algorithmic management has raised concerns regarding its opaque decision-making mechanisms and implication for workers

digital platforms Published_SS_Monitor, Published_DIGITAL_Eco_Obs_MONITOR https://www.ips-journal.eu/work-and-digitalisation/at-the-mercy-of-the-algorith… pmassetti
Platform workers need stronger legal protection – Work and digitalisation 2023-03-28 Europe

IPS Journal (21.01.2023) This year will be a crucial year for the platform economy. After the European Commission’s proposal on improving working conditions in platform work in December 2021 and long discussions in the European Parliament and Council in 2022, this year, the directive might be…

Extension of coverage digital platforms Published_SS_Monitor, Published_DIGITAL_Eco_Obs_MONITOR https://www.ips-journal.eu/work-and-digitalisation/platform-workers-need-strong… pmassetti
Mapping Platform Economy: FES Future of Work – Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung 2023-03-28 Europe

In the volatile and crisis-ridden European economic context, online work has grown in popularity through the adoption of technology that can help organise work, and manage and monitor workers. According to the ETUI report published in February,…

digital platforms https://futureofwork.fes.de/our-projects/mapping-platform-economy pmassetti
Poor quality online work more prevalent in low-opportunity EU regions 2023-03-28 Europe

euobserver.com (08.03.2023) A new report published by the European Trade Union Institute (ETUI) highlights how platform work could be exacerbating inequality growing in the European labour market, and especially within member states themselves. Basically, it examined if regions with low…

digital platforms Published_SS_Monitor, Published_DIGITAL_Eco_Obs_MONITOR https://euobserver.com/stakeholders/156792 pmassetti
"The pension age cannot be same for everybody": EU Commissioner for Jobs and Social Rights 2023-03-28 Europe

france24.com (24.03.2023) Talking Europe speaks to the European Commissioner for Jobs and Social Rights, Nicolas Schmit. With anger growing in France about the government's push to increase the retirement age from 62 to 64, and the EU facing an ongoing cost-of-living crisis, his portfolio is…

Pensions Published_SS_Monitor https://www.france24.com/en/tv-shows/talking-europe/20230324-the-pension-age-ca… pmassetti
EU: Platform workers are becoming more and more commonplace 2023-03-28 Europe

europeandatajournalism.eu (27.03.2023) Delivery, transport, but also business services: more and more workers are opting for self-employed status by using online platforms to obtain assignments. This is a common phenomenon throughout the European Union.

Extension of coverage digital platforms Published_SS_Monitor, Published_DIGITAL_Eco_Obs_MONITOR https://www.europeandatajournalism.eu/eng/News/Data-news/Platform-workers-are-b… pmassetti
Japan wants 85% of male workers to take paternity leave. But fathers are too afraid to take it 2023-03-27 japan

cnn.com (27.03.2023) Japanese authorities have widely promoted the term in the past decade to combat the country’s notoriously long working hours that have not only deprived workaholic fathers of family time and stay-home mothers of careers, but have helped drive the birth rate to one of the…

Family benefits family Published_SS_Monitor https://edition.cnn.com/2023/03/26/asia/japan-paternity-leave-policy-challenges… pmassetti
New Free Digital Software to Manage Health and Social Protection Programs 2023-03-21

openimis.org (20.03.2023) The World Bank, the Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ) and Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation (SDC) have announced an integrated new open-source software package to improve the management of social protection and health financing…

Data management Published_SS_Monitor, Published_SS_Monitor_Innovation., Published_DIGITAL_Eco_Obs_MONITOR https://openimis.org/blog/global-public-good-new-free-digital-software-manage-h… pmassetti
Effects of digitalization on the human centricity of social security administration and services 2023-03-17

ILO Working paper 87 (Feb 2023)  Human-centered social security administrations keep the human dimension in control of decision-making. This is made possible through the insight to be gained from digital data-driven innovation in policy and governance and managerial reforms. Moreover, there are…

Innovation capacity, Information and communication technology, Service delivery Published_SS_Monitor, Published_SS_Monitor_Innovation., Published_DIGITAL_Eco_Obs_DOCUMENTS https://www.ilo.org/global/publications/working-papers/WCMS_867391/lang--en/ind… pmassetti
Lab de la sécurité sociale - France 2023-03-17 france Innovation capacity https://lab.securite-sociale.fr/ pmassetti