3-April-2013

English

Income inequality and poverty in Colombia. Part 2. The redistributive impact of taxes and transfers

Income inequality in Colombia has declined since the early 2000s but remains very high by international standards. While most of the inequality originates from the labour market, wealth – and thus capital income – is also highly concentrated and the tax and transfer system has little redistributive impact.

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3-April-2013

English

Income inequality and poverty in Colombia. Part 1. The role of the labour market

Income inequality in Colombia has declined since the early 2000s but remains very high by international standards. Income dispersion largely originates from the labour market, which is characterised by a still high unemployment rate, a pervasive informal sector and a wide wage dispersion reflecting a large education premium for those with higher education.

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19-February-2013

English

Aid Statistics, Recipient Aid at a glance

The charts show for each of the following countries and territories, and for the years 2009-2011: net ODA receipts, top ten donors of gross ODA, population and GNI per capita and bilateral ODA by sector.

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31-January-2013

English

Colombia's economic outlook is strong, but deep challenges remain, OECD says

The Colombian economy is strong and the outlook is promising, but the country must do more to ensure that the ongoing commodities boom contributes to sustainable and inclusive growth over the long-term, according to the OECD’s latest Economic Assessment of Colombia.

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31-January-2013

English

Economic Assessment of Colombia 2013

The Colombian economy has been resilient to the crisis. To secure a higher and more balanced economic growth in the future, it needs to boost productivity and reduce income inequality. Further reforms of the labour market and tax system are key.

25-January-2013

English

List of Economic Assessment of Colombia

List of Economic Assessment of Colombia

24-January-2013

Spanish, PDF, 2,292kb

Evaluaciones de políticas nacionales de Educación - La Educación superior en Colombia

Colombia es una de las principales economías de la región de América Latina y el Caribe y el gobierno tiene planes ambiciosos para su desarrollo social y económico, para lo que es crucial el fortalecimiento del capital humano.

24-January-2013

English, PDF, 2,152kb

Reviews of National Policies for Education: Tertiary Education in Colombia 2012

In Colombia, the beginning of a new century has brought with it a palpable feeling of optimism. Colombians and visitors sense that the country’s considerable potential can be realised, and education is rightly seen as crucial to this process. As opportunities expand, Colombians will need new and better skills to respond to new challenges and prospects.

17-January-2013

English

Second report of the Continuous Reporting System on International Migration in the Americas (SICREMI)

The second report of the Continuous Reporting System on International Migration in the Americas (SICREMI) was launched at the OAS in Washington on January 17 2013.

11-December-2012

Spanish

Colombia se adhiere a la Convención para Combatir el Cohecho

El 19 de enero de 2013 Colombia se convertirá en el 40º estado en formar parte en la Convención para Combatir el Cohecho.

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