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  • 24-May-2006


  • 22-May-2006


    The Rise of China and India - What's in it for Africa?

    African countries are not simply spectators to the economic rise of China and India, they are party to it. This book demonstrates how the growing economic power of China and India is already influencing the growth patterns of African countries.

  • 27-September-2005


    Public-Private Dialogue: Panacea or Fake Solution?, OECD Development Centre Seminar, 14 October 2005, Paris

    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.

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  • 15-June-2005

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    Towards Comprehensive Development Policies - The OECD Development Centre’s 2005-2006 Programme of Work

    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

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  • 8-February-2005


    Helmut Reisen

    Helmut Reisen is head of reseach of the OECD Development Centre and will coordinate the first OECD Global Development Outlook, to be published in 2010.

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  • 4-February-2005


    The International Aid System: What’s Next?

    An informal workshop co-hosted by the OECD Development Centre and the Overseas Development Institute.

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  • 31-January-2005

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    DEV Centre WP 242: Institutional Change and its Impact on the Poor and Excluded: The Indian Decentralisation Experience

    This study analyses the impact of democratic decentralisation on the chances of socially excluded groups to participate in newly created local governance institutions in three Indian states.

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  • 15-September-2004

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    DEV Centre Policy Brief No. 25: Which Policies Can Reduce the Cost of Capital in Southern Africa?

    Lowering interest rates and, thus, the cost of borrowing in the rand zone (Lesotho, Namibia, Swaziland and South Africa) is a priority to promote investment and economic growth.

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  • 6-April-2004

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    DEV Centre Policy Brief No. 24: Innovative Approaches to Funding the Millennium Development Goals

    While the United Nations' Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) are broadly supported, their financing remains problematic.

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  • 30-January-2004


    Experts' Meeting on the Analysis of Trade and Investment Inter-linkages for the Countries of the Caucasus and Central Asia in Their Further Integration into the World Economy

    The Development Centre and the OECD Directorate for Financial and Enterprise Affairs, in collaboration with the Foreign Investment Advisory Service of the World Bank Group, are jointly organising an informal meeting of national experts from the region to discuss future collaborative work and priorities

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