We face the challenge of achieving the Sustainable Development Goals in a world faced with multiple and diverse forms of crisis. What do the SDGs mean for countries where families have to flee their homes to escape conflict, where rising sea levels threaten lives, livelihoods and infrastructure, and where economies are devastated by the impact of epidemics or terrorism?
More than three decades of high economic growth have allowed China to reach the upper-middle income country category but the recent slowdown makes the so-called middle-income trap a potential challenging scenario for the country, says the Development Centre at the 2016 China Development Forum
The middle-income trap is a much discussed issue and has been prominently analysed inter alia by the DRC and the World Bank in their China 2030 report. Building on existing discussions, the session will feature the results of the Latin American Economic Outlook 2016, which explores the evolving partnership between China and Latin America face to the middle-income trap and a challenging global economic landscape.
Despite a continuing slowdown in economic growth, tax revenues in Latin American and Caribbean countries rose slightly in 2014, as a proportion of national incomes, according to new data from the annual Revenue Statistics in Latin America and the Caribbean publication.
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The first edition of the EMnet Asia Policy Note (2015) provides insights and suggested policy recommendations from the business sector on innovation challenges in Asia. The Note gives an overview of the innovation landscape in Asia, offers business insights on innovation-related challenges and assesses policy makers’ efforts to support private sector-led innovation for development.
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The first edition of the EMnet “Greening of the Economy” Working Group Policy Note (2015) provides insights and policy recommendations from the private sector on renewable energy and energy efficiency investment in emerging markets. The analysis is partly based on discussions at the EMnet Working Group meeting held on 5 October 2015 at the OECD headquarters in Paris.
This series helps countries to identify and overcome binding constraints to achieving higher levels of well-being and more equitable and sustainable growth. The Development Pathways are based on Multi-dimensional Country Reviews, which take into account policy interactions and the country-specific policy environment through three phases. The first phase comprises an initial assessment of the constraints to development. The second phase involves an in-depth analysis of the main issues resulting in detailed policy recommendations. The third phase is designed to move from paper to action and to support government efforts in developing strategies and implementing policy recommendations.
El Estudio Multi-dimensional de Uruguay (volumen 1 y 2 ) realiza un diagnóstico y formula recomendaciones para superar obstáculos al desarrollo económico y social, se presenta hoy por el Director del Centro de Desarrollo de la OCDE, Mario Pezzini, en presencia del Ministro de Relaciones Exteriores, Rodolfo Nin Novoa y del Ministro de Economía y Finanzas, Danilo Astori, de Uruguay.
The Multi-dimensional Review of Uruguay (Volume 1 and 2) delivers an assessment and makes recommendations for overcoming constraints on economic and social development. It was presented by the Director of the OECD Development Centre, Mario Pezzini, in the presence of Uruguay’s Minister of Foreign Affairs, Rodolfo Nin Novoa, and the Minister of Economy and Finance, Danilo Astori.
ISPA is a set of practical tools to help countries improve their social protection system by providing a framework to analyze the strengths and weaknesses of the overall system, of policies, schemes and programs, administrative and implementation structures in place, offering policy options for further action.