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As the global economic slowdown threatens to increase food insecurity among the world’s poor, a new OECD report calls on the major emerging economies to ensure their agricultural policies are focussed on long-term sustainability rather than short-term fixes..
In Brazil, Chile, China, India, Russia, South Africa and Ukraine, agriculture continues to play a vital role in employment and food security. This report monitors and evaluates government support to agriculture in these seven emerging economies during 2006-08.
This paper estimates unrestricted monetary reaction functions for four Latin American countries (Brazil, Chile, Colombia and Mexico) and tests for the presence of non linear effects in central bank behaviour.
El papel de América Latina en la construcción de un nuevo sistema financiero y económico internacional tiene que ser relevante. La experiencia acumulada en la gestión de crisis financieras y programas de recuperación en la región es importante, según el Secretario general de la OCDE.
Latin America has a major role to play in building a new international financial and economic system, since it has accumulated substantial experience in managing financial crises and recovery programs, according to the OECD Secretary-General.
LEO News n°8 September-October 2008
The State of Paraná participates in the Reviews of Higher Education Institutions (HEIs) in Regional Development 2008-10. This site informs about Paraná, its higher education institutions, and the role Paraná's HEIs play in regional development.
Shoe shine workers in Cairo, street vendors in Calcutta, badly-paid public officials driving their taxis at night in Moscow–this is informal employment. A new Development Centre study, "Is Informal Normal?", examines policy options to respond to the challenge of creating more and better job
The Campinas Metropolitan Region (CMR) participates in the Reviews of Higher Education Institutions (HEIs) in Regional Development 2008-10. This site informs about the region, its higher education institutions, and the role its HEIs play in regional development
The OECD Development Centre, the Inter-American Development Bank and the French Ministry of Economy, Industry and Employment will hold on 25 January 2010 this high-level event.