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In the context of its ongoing work on new trade and development partners in Africa, the Development Centre hosted a presentation and debate of Asia/Africa expert Deborah Brautigam’s new book The Dragon’s Gift: The Real Story of China in Africa.
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Background Note - OECD Development Centre-UNESCO 12th March 2010 event
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Agenda for the joint UNESCO-OECD Development Centre event on 12th March 2010
Joint UNESCO-OECD Development Centre International Workshop on "Gender Equality and Progress in Societies"
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GDP per capita in Latin America has been falling behind high-income countries and other benchmarks for decades. in this paper, we explore some of the potential roots of this poor performance by using development accounting techniques.
Latin American economic leaders discuss recovery in 2010 at Paris forum.
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China in Africa: Separating myth from reality
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Political stability and economic growth in Peru in the last decade are leading to a change in migration patterns, contributing to a reduction in the level of emigration.