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  • 28-March-2017

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    Beyond Shifting Wealth - Perspectives on Development Risks and Opportunities from the Global South

    Emerging and developing countries have grown faster than advanced countries since the 2000s. This shifting weight of global economic activity from 'the West' to 'East and South' is referred to as 'shifting wealth'. But in recent years, a number of factors, such as lower commodity prices, seem  to have brought this movement to a pause. Is the period of rapid growth in the emerging world over? This anthology takes stock of the situation and goes beyond the 'shifting wealth' narrative. It offers a forward-looking perspective on global risks and development opportunities over the next 15 years. It collects the perspectives of thought leaders from developing and emerging economies, offering their views and solutions on the most pressing global development challenges.

    The first chapter provides the OECD Development Centre's analysis of major development trends. These trends include: slowing growth in China, the end of the commodity super cycle, increasing difficulty accessing global financial markets, demographic transitions, faltering job creation, rapid urbanisation, the negative effects of climate change and conflict and security. These challenges also provide development opportunities. Twelve thought leaders and development practitioners from the global South explore these opportunities in four thematic chapters. They deal with issues such as: structural transformation in a new macro environment; inclusive societies; energy and the environment; and new forms of development co-operation.

    The anthology provides a starting point for dialogue and exchange on these risks and challenges as well as potential solutions to them.

  • 27-March-2017

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    EMnet Asia 2017

    Regional economic integration progressed rapidly in 2015 and 2016 in Asia, with important consequences for future trade and development. This note provides insights and suggested policy recommendations from the business sector on the trade and investment implications of enhanced economic integration in Asia.

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  • 24-March-2017

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    EMnet Policy Note Latin America 2017

    EMnet Policy Note Latin America 2017

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  • 24-March-2017

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    EMnet Policy Note Africa 2017

    EMnet Policy Note on Africa, which builds on discussions held at the EMnet Africa Meeting of 30 September 2016

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  • 24-March-2017

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    EMnet Policy Note Africa 2017

    EMnet Policy Note on Africa, which builds on discussions held at the EMnet Africa Meeting of 30 September 2016

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  • 24-March-2017

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    EMnet Business Insights on Emerging Markets 2017

    EMnet Business Insights on Emerging Markets 2017

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  • 24-March-2017

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    2017 DevCom brochure

    Development communications has never been as important as it is today, download the lastest version of the DevCom and learn more about who we are, what we do and why we matter

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  • 23-March-2017

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    Revenue Statistics in Latin America and the Caribbean 2017

    The Revenue Statistics in Latin America and the Caribbean publication compiles comparable tax revenue statistics for a number of Latin American and Caribbean economies, the majority of which are not OECD member countries. 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 methodology to Latin American and Caribbean countries enables comparisons about tax levels and tax structures on a consistent basis, both among Latin American and Caribbean economies and between OECD and Latin American and Caribbean economies. This publication is jointly undertaken by the OECD Centre for Tax Policy and Administration, the OECD Development Centre, the Inter-American Center of Tax Administrations (CIAT), the Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (ECLAC) and the Inter-American Development bank (IDB).

    Special features:

    • Fiscal revenues from non-renewable natural resources in Latin America and the Caribbean
    • Tax revenue and tax autonomy of sub-national governments in Latin America
  • 23-March-2017

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    Latin America and the Caribbean: Tax revenues continue to rise despite low economic growth

    Tax revenues in Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC) countries continued to increase in 2015, according to new data from the annual Revenue Statistics in Latin America and the Caribbean publication. The average tax-to-GDP ratio for LAC countries reached 22.8% of GDP in 2015, up from 22.2% in 2014.

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  • 17-March-2017

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    Sigi Regional Report- Latin America And The Caribbean

    The Latin America and the Caribbean region boasts an impressive track record for advancing gender equality, with women and girls today enjoying regionally unprecedented access to empowerment opportunities and greater protection of their human rights. The region is one of the strongest performers in the 2014 edition of the Social Institutions and Gender Index (SIGI).

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