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This book uses a comparative approach to explain why China’s role in the world economy has changed so dramatically in the last thousand years. This edition has been revised and updated and Chapter 4 is new. It concludes that China will resume its role as the world's largest economy by 2015.
China: The Largest Economy (Again)... by 2015. The Chinese edition of the Development Centre’s “Chinese Economic Performance in the Long Run” will be published on 25 March in Beijing. OECD’s Development Centre attracts new members. Wikigender: a new "Wiki" to promote Gender equity.
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Wikigender is a new interactive website of the OECD Development, allowing users to add, change or comment on the information provided on the pages. It was launched on 7 March 2008.
On the occasion of International Women's Day, the OECD Development Centre will launch on 7 March 2008 a new interactive website dedicated to gender equality: www.wikigender.org.
Presentación de Perspectivas Económicas de América Latina 2008 en Roma - 13 de Febrero de 2008
What benefits would the Internet bring to the developing world? A live online question and answer session is taking place now until 16.00 Paris time (15.00 GMT) on Thursday 21 February 2008.
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Summary Report DevCom Meeting 6 February 2009
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Participants List DevCom Meeting 6 February 2009
Presentation of the Latin American Economic Outlook in Rome, on February 13, 2008
Agriculture provides employment to more than 60 per cent of the active labour force in Africa. Yet, aid to the sector has declined, as has Africa’s share in world agricultural imports. So, who is supporting Africa’s agricultural business?