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The shift in global goods production towards Asia is well documented. But global consumer demand has so far been concentrated in the rich economies of the OECD. Will that also shift towards Asia as these countries get richer?
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This paper investigates whether increased import competition leads firms to engage in incremental innovation reflected in product quality upgrading. The econometric analysis relies on a rich dataset of Chilean manufacturing firms and their products.
The catastrophic earthquake that struck Haiti on 12 January 2010 has levelled Port-au-Prince, inflicting enormous pain in the poorest country in Latin America and the Caribbean.
Ministers and CEOs discuss Latin America’s challenges in Paris International Forum
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Past studies focused on aggregate country data but a sector analysis provides a better picture of fragmentation. We start by counting the number of aid projects in the developing world and find that, in 2007, more
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Interview for Five Magazine Rolando Avendano on emerging markets
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OECD recommendations on Latin America take spotlight at Estoril Summit
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Global allocation of capital and fluctuations in asset prices are increasingly influenced by the activities of Sovereign wealth funds (SWFs).
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Presentation by Johannes Jütting, OECD Development Centre.