The 2009 Outlook covers 47 African countries, up from 35 last year. The report finds the region gravely affected by the global economic downturn. Following half a decade of above 5 per cent economic growth, the continent can expect only 2.8 per cent in 2009.
The 2009 African Economic Outlook focuses on Innovations in Information and Communication technologies. It also presents a comprehensive analysis of the economic, social and political developments on the continent.
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Agenda Experts Meeting Migration LEO 2010
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This document summarizes the key findings of the 2009 African Economic Outlook as they relate to the global economic downturn.
The ASEAN Secretariat and the OECD Development Centre will launch a collaborative project on the occasion of the 2nd OECD-Southeast Asia Regional Forum entitled “Enhancing Competitiveness through Regional Integration” which took place on 29 April 2009.
Jean-Philippe Stijns is an Economist for the Development Centre’s Africa & Middle East Desk. His areas of research are natural resource economics, development macroeconomics, and international economics.
Alejandro Neut, economist at the Latin America and Caribbean Desk of the OECD Development Centre, focusing on macroeconomics, international finance and development.
Experts’ Meeting on Migration and Development in Latin America: Towards LEO 2010
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Article in Portuguese by Javier Santiso.
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