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  • Launch of the 2016 African Economic Outlook

    The launch of the African Economic Outlook (AEO) 2016: "Sustainable Cities and Structural Transformation in Africa", will take place at the African Development Bank Group annual meetings, on May 23rd 2016 in Lusaka.

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  • 8th International Economic Forum on Latin America and the Caribbean

    The OECD will convene for the 2016 edition of its International Economic Forum on Latin America and the Caribbean: "New challenges and innovative Partnerships in a Shifting World", on June 3rd 2016 in Paris.

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  • Revenue Statistics in Africa

    The Revenue Statistics in Africa publication compiles comparable tax revenue and non-tax revenue statistics for eight countries in Africa: Cameroon, Côte d'Ivoire, Mauritius, Morocco, Rwanda, Senegal, South Africa and Tunisia. It is jointly undertaken by the OECD Centre for Tax Policy and Administration and the OECD Development Centre, the African Union Commission (AUC) and the African Tax Administration Forum (ATAF).

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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.

Development Posts

Welcome to Development Posts ! These posts feature commentaries by Development Centre experts and guests writing individually or jointly on the research, schools of thought, policy implications and trends defining today's most pressing development challenges.

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Africa: Economic transformation hinges on unlocking potential of cities, says the African Economic Outlook 2016

Media advisory: Launch of the African Economic Outlook 2016

The OECD Development Centre releases toolkit to tackle corruption in the extractive value chain at the 2016 OECD Integrity Forum

Japan to rejoin the OECD Development Centre (日本語)

Rising tax revenues are key to economic development in African countries - Revenue Statistics in Africa Press release

Press Releases


OECD Development Centre brochure


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

  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

Country Notes Southeast Asia, China and India

.STAT Development

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