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The diversification indicator measures the extent to which exports are diversified. It is constructed as the inverse of a Herfindal index, using desegregated exports at 4 digits. A higher index indicates more export diversification.
The African Economic Outlook, a joint project of the African Development Bank and the OECD Development Centre, is an annual review of the recent economic situation and the likely short-term evolution of selected African countries.
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.
An informal workshop co-hosted by the OECD Development Centre and the Overseas Development Institute.
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The International Aid System 2005-2010: Forces For and Against Change
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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.
Johannes P. Jütting, Senior Economist, co-ordinates the Centre’s work on “Policy Coherence for Development and Human Security”.
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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.
Denis Drechsler is a Policy Analyst and Outrach Co-ordinator. In this position, he oversees the outreach activities of the Policy Coherence group and supports research on gender equality, migraton and social protection.
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Average growth performance by region