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Follow the International Economic Forum on Latin America and the Caribbean via streaming video and Twitter. The Forum is a yearly high-level event that brings together policy-makers, CEOs, and experts from Latin America, the Caribbean and Europe.
The International Economic Forum on Latin America and the Caribbean is a yearly high-level event that brings together policy-makers, CEOs, and experts from Latin America, the Caribbean and Europe to discuss the LAC-region’s economic performance and share solutions to its development challenges.
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This report reviews the Korean catching up and analyzes the recent reforms which have been put in place to address the territorial dimension in the design and implementation of industrial policies, with a view to share knowledge and policy experience with emerging and developing economies.
This year's Global Forum had two main aims: shaping the new OECD Strategy on Development and identifying priorities and best practices in making public expenditure more effective and efficient for development.
The Development Centre and the European Centre for Development Policy Management release a special issue of Great Insights.
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There is no unique model of reform for infrastructure that is applicable to all countries. Fixed-line privatisation has often failed due to weak economic and institutional endowments. Governments and IFIs should consider alternative options to privatisation to increase fixed-line performance.
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NICs (Chinese Taipei; Hong Kong, China; Korea and Singapore) have been successful in attaining income convergence with high-income countries while Latin American countries remain caught in the Middle-Income Trap.
Social and legal discrimination against women remains a major obstacle to economic development in emerging and developing countries, according to the latest edition of OECD’s Social Institutions and Gender Index (SIGI).
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This document sets out a summary of the 2012 SIGI framework and methodology, the overall rankings for 2012, analysis for each region and an overview of how the SIGI can be used.