Development Centre


  • Latin American Economic Outlook 2015

    Latin America’s GDP growth rate has slowed down in 2014, dropping below 1.5%. This is the first time in a decade that the region grows less than the OECD average, according to latest Latin American Economic Outlook.

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  • Multi-dimensional Review of Myanmar

    Myanmar faces a crucial few years to shape growth towards a higher, more sustainable and equitable trajectory. To succeed, it will require a transformation of the economy from an agrarian base reliant on small-scale agriculture at present towards a broad range of modern activities. Building up the right skills in the workforce will be essential to support this structural transformation.

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  • Social Institutions and Gender Index

    The Global launch of the 2014 edition of the Social Institutions and Gender Index (SIGI) in Oslo will aim to provide a global platform to raise international awareness of including discriminatory social norms in a post-2015 framework.

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The Development Centre occupies a unique place within the OECD and in the international community. It is a forum where countries come to share their experience of economic and social development policies. The Centre contributes expert analysis to the development policy debate. The objective is to help decision makers find policy solutions to stimulate growth and improve living conditions in developing and emerging economies.







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