Economic growth has played a major role in lifting people out of poverty. However, there is increasing evidence that many of these people did not move up to the middle classes but into an intermediate state of “vulnerability”. Poverty continues to affect millions of people around the world, said OECD Secretary-General.
In a large majority of OECD countries, wage gaps widened and household income inequality increased during the three decades prior to the crisis. Inequalities have also been growing in many emerging economies and developing countries, despite their fast growth over the last years, said OECD Secretary-General.
2013 Global Forum on Development: Innovative approaches to poverty reduction, social cohesion and progress in the post 2015 world
The OECD and China are building a new partnership based on growing collaboration in key policy areas: from social inclusion to urbanisation; from education to green growth; from energy efficiency to corporate governance and taxes, said OECD Secretary-General.
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Presentation by Kensuke Tanaka, Head of Asia Desk, OECD Development Centre: "Policies for Stable, Sustainable and Equitable Development : Background Note on Multi-Dimensional Review for the Philippines", Manila NEDA-OECD-ADB MDCR Kick-off Seminar, 7 March 2013
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Presentation by Mario Pezinni, Director of the OECD Development Centre. "What is the Multi-Dimensional Country Review (MDCR)?- Concept and approach" at the NEDA-OECD-ADB MDCR Kick-off Seminar on 7 March 2013, Manila
NEDA-OECD-ADB MDCR Kick-off Seminar: How could multi-dimensional reviews contribute to the development plan? Key policy challenges in the Philippines: Job creation, institution and urban - rural disparity
Second Development Lecture in Honour of Angus Maddison by François Bourguignon “Tackling inequalities: at the heart of the post-2015 agenda?”
What's the relationship between social norms and violence against women? / Supporting Myanmar’s rapid transformation / 2013 Global Forum on Development / Capital Markets in the Dominican Republic
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The OECD Development Centre forecasts that real growth in the region will return to pre-crisis levels of 5.5% in 2013-17. Asia’s economic prowess will be supported not only by strong export performance, which has been a powerful driver of growth in the region, but also by the growing strength of domestic demand.