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  • 31-May-2013

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    International Economic Forum on Latin America and the Caribbean

    The fifth edition of the Forum, on 31 May 2013. How can governments engage reforms in favour of higher productivity by more adequately addressing the needs of SMEs and by better including them in the production structure?

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  • 6-May-2013

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    DEV Working Paper No. 317: Opening the black box of contract renegotiations: An analysis of road concessions in Chile, Colombia and Peru

    This paper reviews road concession programmes in Chile, Colombia and Peru over the period 1993-2010 and analyses how their shortcomings have resulted in large extra fiscal costs. Weak State institutions, unclear legislation and deficient contract design have allowed for frequent and costly renegotiation of road concessions.

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  • 6-May-2013

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    DEV Working Paper No. 316: The politics of transport infrastructure policies in Colombia

    This joint work by the OECD Development Centre and Fedesarrollo focuses on the policy making process of transport infrastructure in Colombia for the period 2002-10. It identifies the main bottlenecks to be improved in the implementation of public policies in the main phases of the transport infrastructure policy cycle, namely planning, budgeting, execution (i.e. new investment and maintenance), and monitoring and evaluation.

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  • 26-April-2013

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    Latin American Economic Outlook 2013_Chinese

    Latin American Outlook 2013 in Chinese

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  • 19-April-2013

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    Making Development Happen: Política fiscal para el desarrollo en República Dominicana

    Es necesario por tanto que las reformas fiscales constituyan una pieza clave del plan estratégico de desarrollo de un país en el medio y largo plazo. En este sentido, este informe sitúa algunas posibilidades de reforma en materia fiscal en la República Dominicana en un contexto regional e internacional de buenas prácticas.

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  • 19-April-2013

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    Making Development Happen: Fiscal Policy for Development in the Dominican Republic

    Tax reforms must play a central role in a country’s medium- and long-term development strategy. The report analyses some of the possible tax reforms in the Dominican Republic within a regional and international context of good practices. The fiscal recommendations are made within the context of the institutional frameworks, with particular emphasis on matters of economic policy that should be considered in the reform process.

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  • 22-February-2013

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    Perspectivas Economicas de America Latina 2013:Políticas de pymes para el cambio estructural_PPT

    El contexto macroeconómico, Pymes y cambio estructural: un panorama, Prioridades: financiamiento, competencias, integración

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  • 18-February-2013

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    Perspectives économiques de l’Amérique latine 2013: Politiques envers les PME pour le changement structurel_PPT

    Le contexte macroéconomique, PME et changement structurel: un panorama, Priorités: financement, compétences, intégration

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  • 20-November-2012

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    Dev Centre Working Paper No. 315 - What drives tax morale?

    The paper contributes to a better understanding of the determinants of tax morale in developing countries. The paper provides an overview of the literature and a summary of the empirical evidence of the socio-economic and institutional drivers of tax morale, based on perception surveys such as the World Values Survey, as well as regional surveys like Afrobarometer, Asiabarometer and Latinobarometro.

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  • 20-November-2012

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    Dev Centre Working Paper No. 314 - On the relevance of relative poverty for developing countries

    The process of shifting wealth has altered the way we think about poverty reduction, social development and the measurement of progress. The decade of the 2000s was the first to witness unconditional convergence across countries in a generation as poor countries, led by China and India grew faster than the advanced economies of the OECD.

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