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This year the OECD Development Centre celebrates its 50th Anniversary. To commemorate this special occasion, the Centre will bring together a broad range of high level representatives from academia, partner institutions and OECD and non-OECD governments.
The OECD Development Centre is co-organising, with the Ministry for Foreign Affairs of Finland, a panel discussion on "Empowering women through the transformation of discriminatory social institutions" at the 56th session of the United Nations Commission on the Status of Women (CSW) in New York.
Regional Seminar on “Narrowing development gaps in Southeast Asia: A policy dialogue on inclusive growth”.
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This paper studies the interaction between different actors in the policy-making process of fiscal transfer reform in Colombia, analysing this reform and showing that economic context and institutional factors were fundamental in achieving the reform.
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This paper studies technological upgrades in China and India, which export products associated with productivity levels higher than their income level. China is the world's largest exporter of high-tech products. India has been more successful in business and IT services exports.
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.