Régis Avanthay, Senior Economist & Coordinator, heads the Partnerships Unit, the principal activity of which is to ensure networks engage OECD partners on priority issues of mutual interest, influence policy thinking, inform the public on development issues and reach out to policy communitie
LEO News n°8 September-October 2008
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The Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative (EITI) aims to reduce secrecy in the sector.EITI needs more specific minimum disclosure standards together with a stronger engagement of civil society.
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Governing Board 16 February 2009
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Article by Javier Santiso
Poverty Reduction and Social Development - Newsletter Winter 2008/2009. In this edition: launch of Wikigender 2.0; preparing International Women's Day 2009; informal employment and the economic crisis.
The financial and economic crisis has deep implications for employment across the planet. The crisis brings to an end a period of relatively strong and sustained growth, which was accompanied by the creation of many new jobs.
Countries with large populations and with large resource bases seem to define the dominant economic impulse of the 21st century. The Perspectives on Global Development (PGD) will monitor the impacts of the changing global economy on development, poverty and inequality.
The Emerging Markets Network (EMnet) was established in 2007 by the OECD Development Centre as a platform of analysis, dialogue and experience sharing between multinationals of OECD countries and their emerging-world counterparts.
Shoe shine workers in Cairo, street vendors in Calcutta, badly-paid public officials driving their taxis at night in Moscow–this is informal employment. A new Development Centre study, "Is Informal Normal?", examines policy options to respond to the challenge of creating more and better job