Development Centre


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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Côte d’Ivoire working to become an emergent economy by 2020, with the help of the OECD’s Multi-dimensional Country Review

Agriculture offers great opportunities to drive development of Myanmar economy, says new OECD Development Centre report (also available in Burmese)

Near-term moderate growth in ASEAN, says Update of the OECD Economic Outlook for Southeast Asia, China and India 2016 (Also available in: Tiếng Việt, 中文Malay한국어bahasa Indonesia日本語)

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

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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