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Francois Farah's presentation at the Experts’ meeting on Social cohesion in Africa in Rabat, Morocco, 13 April 2011.
The Istanbul Trade and Development Symposium on LDCs, 10 & 11 May 2011 in Istanbul, Turkey.
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The Latin American Economic Outlook 2011: How middle-class is Latin America? was presented in Beijing on 26 April 2011, at the Chinese Academy of Social Sciences (in Spanish).
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Economists Christian Daude and Ángel Melguizo from the OECD Development Centre presented from a macroeconomic perspective the reaction of Latin American economies to the crisis side by side to pensions and informality in Latin America.
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Capital spending in Africa could be 50% higher if government institutions had the capacity to spend all allocated resources. Although capital budgets fall short of actual needs, countries can gain much by improving the effectiveness of public investment and policies for infrastructure.
Two events not to be missed : Istanbul Trade and Development Symposium and Annual World Bank Conference on Developing Economies
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Istanbul Trade and Development Symposium on Least Developed Countries DRAFT agenda
Dominican Republic and Jamaica tackling middle class vulnerability / ADB and OECD forecast steady growth for Asia / Register for the 2011 NEPAD-OECD Ministerial in Dakar
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Paper prepared for the international conference on Social Cohesion and Development Paris 20-21 January 2011
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Latin American Economic Outlook 2011 - Fiscal Policy and Social Contract presentation discussing the significant impact of the economic crisis on Latin America as presented at the Seventh Meeting of the Budgeting for Results Network in Kingston, Jamaica.