This meeting brought together donor and private sector representatives in order to examine the how PPD can best be used to contribute to improvements in public policy in developing countries. The focus was on pinpointing the key conditions for the successful implementation of such dialogue and identifying the risks that can be associated with it, especially in situations of weak and inappropriate institutional development.
As Perspectivas Económicas na África avaliam, anualmente, a situação económica recente de uma amostra des países africanos e a sua evolução provável a curto prazo.
Since 2000, the OECD Observer has regularly published articles on the MDGs.
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The Centre has highlighted in particular four areas where OECD countries can make a difference: maintaining a stable macroeconomic environment with affordable interest rates; helping to mitigate risks; enhancing trade opportunities through improving the coherence of their own policies; and increasing financial flows for achieving the MDGs.
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The international policy debate on achieving the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) has highlighted the need for OECD and developing countries to together adopt a broader approach to development co-operation. Such an approach requires that new sources of development finance be identified, that aid be made more effective, that the coherence between aid, investment, trade and migration policies be improved, and that governance systems
A former Chief Economist of USAID and Head of Research at the OECD Development Centre, Mr. Bradford is a leading policy specialist whose interests range across the fields of international economic relations and developm
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OECD Development Centre is organising a regional session on Focus on Africa.
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The diversification indicator measures the extent to which exports are diversified. It is constructed as the inverse of a Herfindal index, using desegregated exports at 4 digits. A higher index indicates more export diversification.
The African Economic Outlook, a joint project of the African Development Bank and the OECD Development Centre, is an annual review of the recent economic situation and the likely short-term evolution of selected African countries.