Development Centre


  • International Economic Forum on Asia 2017

    The forum will focus on "Enhancing regional integration and development through quality infrastructure and resilience" and will take place on 14 April 2017 in Tokyo, Japan.

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  • Perspectives on Global Development 2017

    The 2017 edition of the Perspectives on Global Development focuses on international migration from the perspective of developing countries. It examines to what extent and how the shifting of economic activity to developing countries has affected migration patterns.

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  • Global Forum on Development 2017

    On 5 April 2017, the OECD Global Forum on Development took stock of existing initiatives to catalyse the power of the private sector in supporting the Sustainable Development Goals, explored new avenues of partnerships to mobilise the necessary resources and understand how the OECD can help.

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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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Ensuring quality infrastructure is a pressing priority in emerging Asia, say international leaders gathered in Tokyo at the First OECD International Economic Forum on Asia (Also available in 日本語)

Latin America and the Caribbean: Tax revenues continue to rise despite low economic growth
(en español)

Paraguay becomes the 52nd member of the OECD Development Centre 

To make the most of migration, developing countries need a more coherent policy agenda, says new OECD Development Centre report

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Development Centre publications

African Economic Outlook

Latin American Economic Outlook

Economic Outlook for Southeast Asia, China and India

Perspectives on Global Development

Multi-dimensional Country Reviews

Innovation Policy in Panama

E-Learning in Higher Education in Latin America

Moving towards a better education in Peru (in Spanish)

A New Rural Development Paradigm for the 21st Century - A Toolkit for Developing Countries

Start-Up Latin America 2016: building an innovative future

  Country Notes Africa

Revenue Statistics

Revenue Statistics in Latin America and the Caribbean 

Revenue Statistics in Asian Countries

Revenue Statistics in Africa

Asian Business Cycle Indicators

.STAT Development

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