Foreign investment in North Africa and the Middle East needs to diversify away from the oil and gas industries and be encouraged to focus on areas which have a greater impact on boosting jobs, according to a new joint study by the OECD and World Economic Forum.
New working paper release from Fedesarrollo on Making reform in Colombia: the process of regional transfer reform.
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Revenue Statistics in Latin America, a joint publication by the OECD Centre for Tax Policy and Administration, OECD Development Centre, the Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean and the Inter-American Centre of Tax Administrations, launched in Santiago, Chile on 25 January, 2012.
The Fiscal Observatory for Latin America and the Caribbean (Observatorio Fiscal de América Latina y el Caribe) launched on 24 January aims to improve the quality of fiscal policy in Latin America by providing access to analysis, data, monitoring and debates on fiscal policy throughout the region.
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Increased global uncertainty is casting a shadow over the economic outlook of Southeast Asia, yet, according to this 2nd edition of the Southeast Asian Economic Outlook, the region will enjoy solid growth until 2016 and real gross domestic product is projected to grow at 5.6% per year on average.
The Development Centre Turns 50 / 3 years left to reach the Millennium Development Goals - HOW can we do it? / LDC IV Monitor developed at Trade and Development Symposium to monitor Istanbul Action Plan / Tackling Migration Policy Challenges : Regulation, Integration, Development
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This paper studies sources of technological upgrading in China and India. What is striking about the impressive growth of China and (to a lesser degree) India is that they export products associated with a high productivity level that is much higher than a country at their income level. China’s export bundle has changed dramatically, diversifying into technology intensive products.
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Labour disputes have intensified in China in recent years, alongside the labour shortages and wage inflation, particularly since 2008 when several Chinese labour related laws were issued or updated. This paper describes basic situations of labour disputes and examines the determinants of labour disputes from macro and micro perspectives