Publications & Documents


  • 15-June-2017

    English

    Multi-dimensional Review of Kazakhstan - Volume 2. In-depth Analysis and Recommendations

    Kazakhstan has embarked upon an ambitious reform agenda to realise its aspiration of becoming one of the top 30 global economies by 2050. The country’s economy and society have undergone deep transformations since independence. To sustain economic progress, overcome recent difficulties, and drive improvements in well-being to realise its aspirations, Kazakhstan will need to address a number of challenges to ensure its economy becomes more productive and diverse, and is sufficiently flexible and resilient in the face of an ever-shifting external environment. This next stage of economic transformation will require continuing reforms. This report discusses policy actions to address four key obstacles to development in Kazakhstan, identified in Volume 1 of this review. It presents in-depth analysis and recommendations to improve the economy’s resilience through diversification, to mobilise financing for development, to transform the role of the state in the economy, including through privatisation, and to improve the effectiveness of environmental regulations.

  • 31-May-2017

    English

    Interrelations between Public Policies, Migration and Development in the Philippines

    Interrelations between Public Policies, Migration and Development in the Philippines is the result of a project carried out by the European Union and the OECD Development Centre, in collaboration with the Commission on Filipinos Overseas (CFO) and the Scalabrini Migration Center (SMC). The project aimed to provide policy makers with evidence on the way migration influences specific sectors – the labour market, agriculture, education and investment and financial services – and, in turn, how sectoral policies affect migration. The report addresses three dimensions of the migration cycle that have become an important part of the country's social and economic contexts: emigration, remittances and return.

    The results of the empirical work confirm that migration contributes to the development of the Philippines, but the potential of migration is not fully exploited. One explanation is that many policy makers in the Philippines do not sufficiently take migration into account in their respective policy areas. The Philippines therefore needs to adopt a more coherent policy agenda to better integrate migration into development strategies, improve co-ordination mechanisms and strengthen international co-operation. This would enhance the contribution of migration to development in the country.

  • 31-May-2017

    English

    Interrelations between Public Policies, Migration and Development in Armenia

    Interrelations between Public Policies, Migration and Development in Armenia is the result of a project carried out by the Caucasus Research Resource Center (CRRC-Armenia) and the OECD Development Centre, in collaboration with the State Migration Service (SMS) and with support from the European Union. The project aimed to provide policy makers with evidence on the way migration influences specific sectors – the labour market, agriculture, education and investment and financial services – and, in turn, how sectoral policies affect migration. The report addresses three dimensions of the migration cycle that have become an important part of the country's social and economic contexts: emigration, remittances and return. The results of the empirical work confirm that even though migration contributes to the development of Armenia, the potential of migration is not fully exploited. One explanation is that many policy makers in Armenia do not sufficiently take migration into account in their respective policy areas. Armenia therefore needs to adopt a more coherent policy agenda to do more to integrate migration into development strategies, improve co-ordination mechanisms and strengthen international co-operation. This would enhance the contribution of migration to development in the country.

  • 26-April-2017

    English, PDF, 212kb

    ENGAGING THE PRIVATE SECTOR TO ACHIEVE THE SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT GOALS

    Views from the OECD Emerging Markets Network on engaging the private sector to achieve the sustainable development goals

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  • 26-April-2017

    English, PDF, 212kb

    ENGAGING THE PRIVATE SECTOR TO ACHIEVE THE SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT GOALS

    Views from the OECD Emerging Markets Network on engaging the private sector to achieve the sustainable development goals

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  • 26-April-2017

    English

    Social Protection in East Africa - Harnessing the Future

    This strategic foresight report assesses the interaction between demographics, economic development, climate change and social protection in six countries in East Africa between now and 2065: Ethiopia, Kenya, Mozambique, Tanzania, Uganda and Zambia. The report combines population projections with trends in health, urbanisation, migration and climate change and identifies the implications for economic development and poverty. It concludes by identifying policies to address seven grand challenges for social protection planners in national governments and donor agencies which emerge from the projections. These include: eliminating extreme poverty; extending social insurance in a context of high informality; the rapid growth of the working-age population, in particular the youth; adapting social protection to urban settings; protecting the poor from the effects of climate change; harnessing a demographic dividend; and substantially increasing funding for social protection.

  • 26-April-2017

    English

    Interrelations between Public Policies, Migration and Development in Cambodia

    Interrelations between Public Policies, Migration and Development in Cambodia is the result of a project carried out by the Cambodia Development Resource Institute (CDRI) and the OECD Development Centre, in collaboration with the Ministry of Interior and with support from the European Union.  The project aimed to provide policy makers with evidence on the way migration influences specific sectors – the labour market, agriculture, education and investment and financial services – and, in turn, how sectoral policies affect migration. The report addresses three dimensions of the migration cycle that have become an important part of the country's social and economic contexts: emigration, remittances and return.

    The results of the empirical work confirm that even though migration contributes to the development of Cambodia, the potential of migration is not fully exploited. One explanation is that migration only appears to a very limited extent in the National Strategic Development Plan. Many policy makers in Cambodia do not sufficiently take migration into account in their respective policy areas. Cambodia therefore needs to adopt a more coherent policy agenda to do more to integrate migration into its National Strategic Development Plan, improve co-ordination mechanisms and strengthen international co-operation. This would enhance the contribution of migration to development in the country.

  • 24-April-2017

    English

    DevCom SDG Communications

    The SDGs cannot be achieved without citizens and development communicators can help mobilise them into action. This is why the OECD Development Communication Network (DevCom) is setting up a Peer Learning Hub for SDG Communicators.

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  • 14-April-2017

    English

    Ensuring quality infrastructure is a pressing priority in emerging Asia, say international leaders gathered in Tokyo at the First OECD International Economic Forum on Asia

    Emerging Asian economies will continue to show robust growth in the medium term, with projected annual growth in Gross Domestic Product of 6.2% on average over the 2017-2021 period, according to the OECD Development Centre’s projections.

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  • 14-April-2017

    Japanese

    アジア新興国では質の高いインフラの確保が最重要課題 ――東京第1回アジア国際経済フォーラムで国際リーダーらが表明

    新興アジア諸国は、中期的にも底堅い経済成長が続くと思われ、OECD開発センターの経済予測によれば、この先5年間で(2017年~2021年)、国内総生産(GDP)年間成長率は平均6.2%となる見通しです。

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