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  • 25-August-2015

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    Don't just pay lip service to migrants' contributions – back them with policies

    The new development goals recognise migrants’ huge economic contributions in remittances and taxes, but we need flexible migration policies that support them.

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  • 20-August-2015

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    Development Centre Newsletter - July-August 2015

    Making history with China / Financing development beyond aid / Increasing tax revenues is crucial to development in emerging Asian economies

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  • 19-August-2015

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    Revenue Statistics in Asian Countries 2015 - Trends in Indonesia, Malaysia and the Philippines

    Revenue Statistics in Asian Countries is jointly undertaken by the OECD Centre for Tax Policy and Administration and the OECD Development Centre. It compiles comparable tax revenue statistics for Indonesia, Malaysia, the Philippines, Korea and Japan. The model is the OECD Revenue Statistics database which is a fundamental reference, backed by a well-established methodology, for OECD member countries. Extending the OECD

  • 18-August-2015

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    Social protection: Worldwide priority, local solutions

    The recent rise in social protection has been fuelled by overwhelming evidence that social protection schemes deliver real results. Numerous evaluations around the world show positive impacts, including a reduction in poverty by 50% for the most successful cases, increased household income and consumption, better health and education, and increased investment in productive assets and savings.

  • 11-August-2015

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    Closing the gap on youth well-being

    Today's world youth population ages 10 to 24, is 1.8 billion people strong and represents the largest cohort ever to be transitioning to adulthood. The vast majority of these young people – 88% – live in developing countries. These young people are the next generation. If properly nurtured, they can be engines for economic and social progress.

  • 4-August-2015

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    Development Posts

    Welcome to Development Posts, the OECD Development Centre’s official blog. It features 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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  • 4-August-2015

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    Getting ready for the next wave: Towards a more dynamic and inclusive Latin America

    Latin America grew in 2014 at the slowest pace in five years – lower than the OECD for the first time in a decade. There is concern that the low growth rates of around 3% forecast for next few years are not indicative of a temporary slowdown but rather of lower growth potential. Latin America needs more skills and innovation to better integrate into the shifting wealth process.

  • 28-July-2015

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    Zimbabwe African Economic Outlook 2015

    The period 2009-12 was marked by an economic rebound following the introduction of the multiple currency system, with the economy growing at an average rate of 11.0% per annum. However, GDP growth decelerated sharply from 10.6% in 2012 to 4.5% in 2013 and an estimated 3.1% in 2014.

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  • 28-July-2015

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    Zambia African Economic Outlook 2015

    Zambia’s economy performed relatively well within the region despite the decline in the growth rate. This decline was largely a result of lower production in the mining sector compared to the year before as well as slower growth in manufacturing and public services.

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  • 28-July-2015

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    Uganda African Economic Outlook 2015

    In 2014, Uganda saw the consolidation of macroeconomic stability and a gradual recovery of economic activity. Real GDP growth in FY 2013/14 reached 4.5% (July 2013 through to June 2014), which was significantly weaker than expected (5.7%), mainly due to under-execution of externally financed public investment and depressed exports as demand from trading partners stalled.

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