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Understanding the impact of the global rebalancing in Latin America, from the rise of new emerging economies, to the global recomposition of production and the overcoming of the Middle Income Trap.
The global population of young people (ages 15-24 years old) accounts for more than a quarter of the world's population. Over 85 percent of the 1.2 billion young persons live in developing countries, in many places, youth represent 30 percent of the population and the numbers are growing.
Social protection policies play an important role in enhancing social cohesion by reducing inequalities, preventing social exclusion and limiting downward mobility.
Boosting competitiveness requires broad based policies in areas such as infrastructure, education and skills, innovation and financial inclusion. We contribute to the design and success of these policies.
Tackling inequality requires finding the right policy mix, including strong tax systems, good public services and inclusive social policies for the poor and the emerging middle class.
The African economy is undergoing diversification and becoming more integrated into the world economy. But whether the current pace of change is sufficient to achieve lasting structural transformation is another question.In order for GVCs to contribute positively to structural change, policy also needs to adapt.
Public policies play a key role in maximising the benefits and minimising the costs of migration, both in countries of origin and destination. In such contexts, we explore the value of incorporating migration into development strategies while ensuring policy coherence for development.
Our work examines the relationship between migration and gender and the associated policy implications. We explore in particular the determinants of female migration, the impact of migration on women’s empowerment and their human rights, as well as gender-specific experiences of migration.
Given that South-South migration – accounting for 36% of global migration – differs from migration to OECD countries in important ways, our work seeks to help policy makers create policies that address South-South migration and are in line with comprehensive development strategies.