Publications & Documents


  • 12-December-2016

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    Perspectives on Global Development 2017 - International Migration in a Shifting World

    Perspectives on Global Development 2017 presents an overview of the shifting of economic activity to developing countries and examines whether this shift has led to an increase in international migration towards developing countries. The report focuses on the latest data on migration between 1995 and 2015, and uses a new three-way categorisation of countries. It describes the recent evolution of migration overall as well as by groups of countries according to their growth performance.It analyses what drives these trends and also studies the special case of refugees. It examines the impact on migration of migration policies as well as various sectoral policies in developing countries of origin as well as of destination, and studies the impact of migration on these countries. The report also develops four illustrative future scenarios of migration in 2030 and recommends policies that can help improve the benefits of migration for origin and destination countries, as well as for migrants. Better data, more research and evidence-based policy action are needed to prepare for expected increases in the number of migrants from developing countries. More needs to be done to avoid situations that lead to refugee spikes as well as to foster sustainable development.

  • 9-December-2016

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    Invitation to Perspectives on Global Development Dhaka 2016

    Since its initiation in 2010, the OECD Development Centre’s Perspectives on Global Development series has investigated the increasing economic weight of developing countries in the world economy, a phenomenon we refer to as “shifting wealth”. This year's edition focuses on the issue of international migration and development in the context of shifting wealth.

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  • 7-December-2016

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    DevTalks - Coping with the collapse: the linkage between financial markets and global warming

    Climate change is expected to have a negative effect on production, but it is also possible that the costs associated with higher temperatures could affect the world economy by creating instability and turmoil in the financial market[i].

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  • 7-December-2016

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    Philanthropy confirms its pivotal role in making development effective and inclusive at the 2nd High Level Meeting of the Global Partnership for Effective Development Cooperation

    The Philanthropy Forum, held during the Second High-Level Meeting (HLM2) of the Global Partnership last week in Nairobi, Kenya, brought together more than 130 philanthropists, civil society organisations, policymakers and experts and made a pivotal contribution on the way foundations can work with other development actors.

  • 5-December-2016

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    Agenda - Seventh Meeting of the PD-NR

    The OECD Policy Dialogue on Natural Resource-based Development will have a two-day meeting, in order to bring together representatives of governments, extractive industries, civil society and think tanks and will afford opportunities to advance the work under the different Streams of Work, according to the roadmap agreed upon at the Sixth Meeting of the Policy Dialogue on 22-23 June 2016.

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  • 5-December-2016

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    Seventh Meeting of the PD-NR - 30 November-1 December 2016

    The OECD Policy Dialogue on Natural Resource-based Development will have a two-day meeting, in order to bring together representatives of governments, extractive industries, civil society and think tanks and will afford opportunities to advance the work under the different Streams of Work, according to the roadmap agreed upon at the Sixth Meeting of the Policy Dialogue on 22-23 June 2016.

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  • 5-December-2016

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    SIGI Regional Report - East Asia and the Pacific

    The East Asia and the Pacific region is the third best performing region in the 2014 edition of the Social Institutions and Gender Index (SIGI). The region has benefited from its cultural diversity and economic dynamism to advance gender equality, courtesy of political commitments and growing recognition of gender equality’s positive impact on development.

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  • 2-December-2016

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    Media advisory : Release of the OECD Development Centre’s Perspectives on Global Development 2017

    The 2017 edition of the Perspectives on Global Development focuses on international migration from the perspective of developing countries. It examines to what extent and how the shifting of economic activity to developing countries has affected migration patterns.

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  • 30-November-2016

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    Bringing Foundations and Governments Closer - A Cross-Country Analysis

    Philanthropic foundations and governments have shown growing mutual interest in recent years, after working on parallel paths for several decades. A number of factors explain this trend, including the expansion of philanthropy worldwide, pressure on national budgets, and rising awareness on the need to break silos and work across sectors to implement the ambitious 2030 Agenda.

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  • 29-November-2016

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    Tax revenues continue to rise, but scope remains for increased tax mobilisation in emerging Southeast Asian economies

    In 2014, the tax-to-GDP ratios of Indonesia, Malaysia, the Philippines and Singapore were below 17% of GDP compared to Japan and Korea, which both recorded tax-to-GDP ratios above 24%,according to new data released in the third edition of the OECD’s annual publication Revenue Statistics in Asian Countries.

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