Social Policy Info Guide

Social Policy Books

IESE Library catalog
Details of printed books in IESE Library.
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Locate e-books about Social Policy in the IESE library collection by title, ISBN, author or vendor. You can find subscribed books from different providers including Ebrary, EBSCO, OECD iLibrary, Springer and Elsevier, as well as different ebooks available for free.

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OECD iLibrary
A gateway to OECD’s analysis and data. Contains different kind of documents (books, papers, statistic compilations…) on employment.


News & Articles

International news and trade journals on Social Policy.

Business Source Ultimate
Offers comprehensive full-text coverage plus indexing and abstracts for the most important scholarly business journals, dating back as far as 1886. Includes 2,000 peer-reviewed journals plus 1,840 trade journals and general business magazines.

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Google Scholar
Academic articles published on Social Policy.


Company Information

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Industry Research

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Overview & Analysis

OECD Reviews of Labour Market and Social Policies
This series of country-specific reviews of labour market and social policies examines policies and institutions and makes recommendations for improvements.

OECD Economic Surveys
OECD’s periodic reviews of member and non-member economies. Includes chapters on Social policies.

OECD Directorate for Employment, Labour and Social Affairs
Identifies policies which help individuals and make societies and economies work more effectively.

OECD Social Indicators. Society at a Glance
Concise overview of quantitative social trends and policies across the OECD.

OECD Social Indicators. Society at a Glance: Asia/Pacific
Overview of Asia/Pacific social indicators.

World Bank Policy Research Reports
World Bank research on development policy.

US Congressional Research Service Reports on Miscellaneous Topics
The Federation of American Scientists posts Congressional Research Service reports on public policy topics.

International Labour Organization. Publications and Research
Various documents by the ILO about topics linked with labour and social aspects.

The WORLD Policy Analysis Center
Provides access to global research, data, and maps for sharing ideas and resources on social policies from around the world.


OECD Social Expenditure Statistics

World Bank. Development Data

Eurostat. Employment

International Labour Organization. Statistics and Databases

CIA. Labour Force Comparison by country


Think Tanks & Observatories


Red Española de Política Social
Spanish Association of Social Policy academics in Spain.

Instituto de Políticas y Bienes Públicos
In Spanish.


European Centre for Social Welfare Policy and Research
UN-affiliated intergovernmental organisation concerned with all aspects of social welfare policy and research.

Social Situation Monitor
Established by the EC in order to monitor social trends across the EU and to analyze the factors underlying these so as to provide an input into the policy debate.

European Foundation for the Improvement of Living and Working Conditions in Europe.

European Social Observatory
Centre for research, study and other activities in the field of social policy and employment in Europe.

European Social Policy Network (ESPN)
ESPN is an association of academics involved or interested in the analysis of social policy in Europe.

UK Social Policy Association
The professional association for lecturers, researchers and students of social policy in the UK and internationally.


Brookings Institution
Nonpartisan research in economics, governmental studies, foreign policy, and the social sciences generally. Its principal purpose is to bring knowledge to bear on the public policy issues facing the American people.

RAND Corporation
Non profit institution that helps improve policy and decision making through research and analysis.

Urban Institute
Nonpartisan research reports, policy briefs, articles, commentary, fact sheets, and other resources on United States social, economic, and public policy issues.


Government & Legislation

Gobierno de España. Ministerio de Sanidad, Servicios Sociales e Igualdad

European Commission Employment, Social Affairs & Inclusion

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