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  • 31-October-2018


    Revenue Statistics in Africa 2018

    The publication Revenue Statistics in Africa is jointly undertaken by the OECD Centre for Tax Policy and Administration and the OECD Development Centre, the African Union Commission (AUC) and the African Tax Administration Forum (ATAF). It compiles comparable tax revenue and non-tax revenue statistics for 21 countries in Africa: Botswana, Burkina Faso, Cameroon, Cabo Verde, Congo, Côte d’Ivoire, the Democratic Republic of the Congo, Egypt, Eswatini, Ghana, Kenya, Mali, Mauritius, Morocco, Niger, Rwanda, Senegal, South Africa, Togo, Tunisia and Uganda. 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 African countries enables comparisons about tax levels and tax structures on a consistent basis, both among African economies and with OECD, Latin American, Caribbean and Asian economies.SPECIAL FEATURE: STRATEGY FOR THE HARMONISATION OF STATISTICS IN AFRICA (SHaSA): 2017-2026
  • 29-October-2018


    SOCIEUX+ meeting on Social Protection Systems in Latin America - held in Mexico

    The EU-SPS team attended and presented project’s findings in the joint SOCIEUX+ and AMEXID meeting on employment and social protection systems in Latin America

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  • 18-October-2018


    Indonesia’s Social Protection Systems - Workshop following recommendations

    A workshop regarding the recommendations for Indonesia’s Social Protection System was held in Jakarta on 17 October 2018.

  • 17-October-2018

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    EMnet Africa Policy note 2018 (2017)

    The Future of Africa: Industrialisation, Technology and Entrepreneurship. This edition of the OECD Emerging Markets Network (EMnet) Africa Policy

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  • 16-October-2018


    Media Advisory - 18th International Economic Forum on Africa and launch of Revenue Statistics in Africa, 31 October 2018

    The Forum will take place on 31 October 2018 in Paris, France and is a joint effort between the Development Centre of the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development and the African Union, and in partnership with the French Development Agency.

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  • 9-October-2018


    Experts' meeting on Informality held in Paris

    Experts on Social Protection from the OECD, the European Commission, the ILO and the World Bank gathered in Paris on 8 October 2018, to discuss ongoing research on the informal economy.

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  • 6-October-2018


    Road and Rail Infrastructure in Asia - Investing in Quality

    Road and Rail Infrastructure in Asia: Investing in Quality discusses the challenges facing the region and possible policy options, including those previously or currently used in Emerging Asian countries, with reference to the experiences of OECD member countries. It provides analysis and recommendations for the region’s policy makers to consider in their efforts to improve the quality of infrastructure. In particular, it highlights the importance of considering the spill-over effects of infrastructure in investment decisions. A comprehensive infrastructure impact evaluation does not simply consider the financial feasibility of an individual project, but attempts to judge the full extent of the externalities of planned investments, looking at the positive and negative economic, social and environmental effects over different time periods. The report first presents project case studies, illustrating how policy makers have incorporated the principles of quality infrastructure. It then examines the local economic impact of infrastructure, the role of local governments in infrastructure development and the benefits and challenges of their involvement. It then goes on to discuss different infrastructure financing options including funding from public and private sectors, as well as public-private partnerships, and concludes with a focus on fostering improved alignment between national development strategies and infrastructure planning.
  • 20-September-2018


    Launch of Togo’s SPPOT report and fiscal equity study

    The launch of Togo’s Social Protection Policy Options Tool (SPPOT) report and the fiscal equity study took place in Lomé on 19 September 2018.

  • 7-September-2018


    Economic Outlook for Southeast Asia, China and India 2018 - Update - Promoting Opportunities in E-commerce

    The Economic Outlook for Southeast Asia, China and India is a bi-annual publication on regional economic growth, development and regional integration in Emerging Asia. It focuses on the economic conditions of Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) member countries: Brunei Darussalam, Cambodia, Indonesia, Lao PDR, Malaysia, Myanmar, the Philippines, Singapore, Thailand and Viet Nam. It also addresses relevant economic issues in China and India to fully reflect economic developments in the region.The update of the Outlook comprises two main parts, each highlighting a particular dimension of recent economic developments in the region. The first part presents the regional economic monitor, depicting the economic outlook and macroeconomic challenges in the region. And the second part consists of a special thematic chapter addressing a major issue facing the region. This update focuses on promoting opportunities in e-commerce.
  • 3-August-2018

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    EMnet Green Energy Investment Carbon Pricing Policy note

    he shift to a greener economy can drive economic growth and create opportunities for investment. Investments in renewable energy and carbon pricing are key ways to transition to a low-carbon economy and the private sector has an essential role to play in this process. This Note provides insights and recommendations from the private sector on energy investment trends and developments in carbon pricing.

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