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  • Launch of the 2017 African Economic Outlook

    The 16th edition of the African Economic Outlook was launched during the Annual Meetings of the AfDB on 22 May. The report presents the continent’s current state of affairs and forecasts its situation for the coming two years. It also takes a hard look at industrialisation and entrepreneurship in Africa and proposes practical steps to harness the potential of entrepreneurship in Africa.

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  • International Economic Forum on Latin America and the Caribbean

    The LAC Forum is one of the most prominent Europe based events devoted to Latin America. Every year, leaders from the public and private sectors as well as high-level representatives from international organisations gather to discuss different aspects of the continent’s economic development.

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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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Falls in tax revenue weaken domestic resource mobilisation in developing Asia

Media Advisory: Launch of the Multi-dimensional Country Review of Morocco, Vol 1 (in french)

Progressively changing the State’s involvement in the economy is key to meeting Kazakhstan’s goal of reaching OECD income levels by 2050

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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

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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