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For many countries rich in oil, gas and minerals, development remains an elusive goal. The rich get richer, the poor stay poor, inequality rises, economies stagnate, corruption flourishes and conflict deepens.
Link to the International Forum on Africa 2009 web
The economic crisis has hit the entire world economy, with governments steppi
Colombian Foreign Minister praises Development Centre's Latin American work at the presentation in Bogota of the OECD Latin American Economic Outlook 2009
The Social Institutions and Gender Index (SIGI) is a new composite measure of gender equality. By focusing on the root casus behind gender inequalities, it complements and improves existing measures in several ways.
In many countries, tradition and culture pose obstacles to women’s economic development, so understanding their impact is a key to effective development policies.
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Article by Javier Santiso in Spanish newspaper El Mundo
Extracting more from EITI - Latin America may emerge stronger from crisis - Development aid and portfolio funds
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One of the main difficulties for most of the traditional early warning models is that they themselves are endogenous to crises and thus useful only once the crisis has begun.
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Improving regional risk management frameworks is vital to implement the ASEAN Economic Community according to its schedule.More timely and effective sharing of economic information among Southeast Asian countries is essential to well manage the de jure integration process in the region.