The creation of more and better jobs remains a key challenge all over the world, not least due to the increasing demand for jobs in many developing countries. This joint ELS/DEV seminar presents recent experiences from China, India and Brazil.
Informal employment is at record levels worldwide with severe consequences for poverty in poor countries, according to Is Informal Normal?, a new report by the OECD Development Centre.
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Paris, 8 April 2009.- Informal employment is at record levels worldwide with severe consequences for poverty in poor countries, according to Is Informal Normal?, a new report by the OECD Development Centre.
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This is the Executive Summary of the Publication "Is Informal Normal? Towards More and Better Jobs in Developing Countries". Please read the long abstract for more information on the content of the publication.
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The Development Centre thus is an OECD knowledge centre on development. Its mission is to forge on-going dialogue between Member and non-Member countries.
This site of recognised scholarship, useful at a cultural level, also plays a part in the dissemination of publications and in the visibility of the Centre’s library and the Development Centre.
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Navarro IDB Indicators of Science Technology and Innovation 2009
The mission of the OECD Development Centre Library since the inception of the Centre is to serve as a link for the transmission of knowledge and enhancement of the collections in its keeping in regards to its educated and expert public.
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This paper examines how the different forms of development finance for low-income countries are likely to be affected by the global financial crisis, principally through reductions in remittances, aid flows and FDI.