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  • 5-August-2014

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    Self-assessment of South Africa's investment regime in relation to the OECD Codes of Liberalisation and the principle of National Treatment

    This self-assessment report looks at South Africa's investment regime in the light of the OECD Codes of Liberalisation and the principle of National Treatment.

  • 17-July-2014

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    Japan’s aid guided by clear vision and priorities but should focus on countries and people most in need

    Japan has increased its spending on overseas development assistance (ODA) and is showing more global leadership, but needs to pay more attention to where it is spending the money and increase its focus on results and transparency.

  • 15-July-2014

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    OECD-AfDB seminar on addressing policy impediments to private investment in African infrastructure

    This seminar investigated how changes made in key policy areas at national, regional and international levels can help generate more and better private investment in Africa’s infrastructure.

  • 2-July-2014

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    Boosting productivity key for developing economies to close income gap with advanced countries, says OECD Development Centre

    Income levels in most developing and emerging countries will not catch up with advanced economies for many decades without efforts to boost productivity, according to a new report by the OECD Development Centre.

  • 1-July-2014

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    Third Angus Maddison Development Lecture

    Professor Angus Maddison has contributed to creating the world-wide reputation of the Development Centre and the OECD as being second to none. Between 1953 and 1978, he complemented his distinguished academic career with several long stays at the OECD and its predecessor, the OEEC.

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  • 30-June-2014

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    OECD Development Week 2014

    The OECD Development Week (30 June, 1- 3 July 2014) is organised by the OECD Development Centre. High-level policy makers, representatives of the private sector, investors, civil society organisations, foundations and think tanks will gather at the OECD to look into current patterns of globalisation and explore more dynamic paths for inclusive and sustainable growth at global, regional and national levels.

  • 10-June-2014

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    Southeast Asia Investment Policy Perspectives

    The Southeast Asian region has the potential to attract significant amounts of international investment in the coming years. To help ASEAN countries address the challenges that arise from an increased openness to investment, this report analyses the region's investment climate and suggests ways to bring about a greater convergence of both policies and outcomes for the countries involved.

  • 6-June-2014

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    New evidence on Africa’s integration into global value chains

    The African economy is undergoing diversification and becoming more integrated into the world economy. But whether the current pace of change is sufficient to achieve lasting structural transformation is another question.In order for GVCs to contribute positively to structural change, policy also needs to adapt.

  • 28-May-2014

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    Foundations play innovative and catalytic roles for youth empowerment far beyond financing, finds new OECD netFWD study

    Foundations’ engagement is critical to youth empowerment efforts. They employ innovative approaches to support youth which go far beyond the mere provision of funding to promising projects. This non-financial support encompasses technical assistance, capacity-building measures and strategic management advice and can result in a set of very different roles for foundations in the support to youth, according to the OECD netFWD study.

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  • 22-May-2014

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    Development Centre Newsletter - May 2014

    African Economic Outlook 2014 / Interrelations between public policies, migration and development / Foundations make their case at the GPEDC Ministerial Meeting in Mexico

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