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Can migration contribute to economic progress? Work of the Development Centre on Migration and Development demonstrates the gains from increased international labour mobility. It also shows how policies can optimise the benefits for sending and receiving countries, and the migrants themselves.
La primera edición de Perspectivas Económicas de América Latina ofrece recomendaciones políticas en cuatro temas claves para el desarrollo de la región: política fiscal, reforma de los fondos de pensiones, inversión privada en telecomunicaciones y el impacto de las economías asiáticas emergentes.
The first Latin American Economic Outlook provides policy recommendations in four key areas for the region’s development: fiscal policy, pension fund reform, private investments in telecommunications, and the impact of Asia’s emerging economies.
Are we ready to make a difference? The 2007 annual meeting of the DevCom network dealt with the challenge to communicate the effectiveness and results of development.
Latin America leads the developing world in pension reform. Chile launched the process in 1981, followed since the 1990s by nine other countries in the region and some outside.
Since the early 1990s, foreign direct investment has increased dramatically worldwide. Latin America has been a major recipient of such investment, notably in conjunction with privatisation in the region during the 1990s.
China and India represent trade opportunities rather than trade competition for the bulk of Latin American countries.
Fiscal legitimacy matters—the trust people place in their government’s fiscal policy—matters for economic development and democratic governance because it affects the quality of a country’s fiscal policy
Policy Coherence for Development 2009 will cover as a main theme Employment and Social Protection. The project’s aim is to assemble new empirical insights and analyse policies regarding labour markets, vulnerability and social insurance, focusing in particularly on informal employment.