In Latin American and Caribbean countries the population is growing faster than the world average, intensifying land use and increasing urbanisation. The region is also prone to the negative impact of climate change and natural disasters, putting further pressure on natural resources.
En países latinoamericanos, la población crece a un ritmo mayor que el promedio mundial, lo cual intensifica el uso de la tierra y aumenta la urbanización. La región también es propensa a los impactos negativos del cambio climático y de los desastres naturales.
Country Notes from the publication 'Revenue Statistics in Latin America 1990 - 2010'.
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This study surveys the corporate governance landscape and sets out recommendations from across 8 key issues relevant to board effectiveness: board duties; handling of conflicts of interest; selection and structure criteria; criteria for independence; board committees; Chairman/CEO separation; board risk management; and board evaluation.
Jointly published by the OECD and the IDB, this report and its recommendations reflect the broad consultations held with key stakeholders in Panama. It sets out recommendations to improve Panama’s competition regime such as increasing efforts to fight cartels and strengthening public understanding of the importance of competition. It is available in English and Spanish.
This report summarises the legal and regulatory framework for transparency and exchange of information for tax purposes in Panama.
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The Millennium Declaration set 2015 as the target date for halving the number of people living in extreme poverty. This paper examines the role of the agricultural sector and looks at 25 developing countries who have posted extraordinary success in reducing extreme poverty.
The Latin American Economic Outlook 2010 analyses the impact of the economic crisis in Latin America with a focus on migrations and remittances flows
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The main problems identified by the Government of Panama, which it presented as a development model for Panama during the period 2004-2009, stem from the dual model for economic growth.
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Los principales problemas que el Gobierno de Panamá (GdP) documento presentado por el gobierno como modelo de desarrollo para Panamá durante el período 2004-2009, se derivan del modelo dual de crecimiento de la economía.