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Experts meeting presentations 6
From 11 to 14, October 2010 OECD Development Centre’s Black Sea and Central Asia Initiative team met the Ukraine government and other officials, as well as Chamber of Commerce of Ukraine and business community.
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Setting the scene: Infrastructure patterns in emerging markets. By Christian Daude and Ángel Melguizo
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Budget execution and Infrastructure (Recuero Fyson)
Is the social contract in Latin America broken? / New data shows an increase in tax revenues in Africa
New database on fiscal revenues for 50 African governments from 1996 to 2008. The database is the result of a joint effort between the AfDB’s statistics department and the OECD Development Centre and will be updated annu
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Quantitative indicators of the quality of governance in developing countries have proliferated since the mid-1990s. The most widely used, and misused, are composite perceptions-based indicators. Greater transparency is required in the production and in the use of governance indicators.
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Is the social contract in Latin America broken? This paper analyses empirically the relationship between fiscal policy, social mobility and democratic consolidation in Latin America and the Caribbean, using the 2007 and 2008 rounds of the regional Latinobarómetro survey.
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Depsite significant progress in some areas of the MDGs, ongoing gender inequality continues to hamper momentum on all the goals, not just MDG 3. MDG 3 fails to capture the full range of gender inequalities, and the gender dimensions in several other MDG targets have not been recognised.
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Speech given on the occasion of the Belgian EU / WEU Presidency High-Level Conference on EU-Africa: Partnership for Development and Security.