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  • 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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  • 19-May-2014

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    African countries need to tap global markets more effectively to strengthen their economies, says new African Economic Outlook

    By participating more effectively in the global production of goods and services, Africa can transform its economy and achieve a development breakthrough, according to the latest African Economic Outlook, released at the African Development Bank Group’s Annual Meetings.

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  • 5-May-2014

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    Tax for development: why better public services matter

    Tax for development: why better public services matter

  • 24-April-2014

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    Better Policies for Development 2014

    Every year, huge sums of money are transferred out of developing countries illegally. This report shows that coherent policies in OECD countries in areas such as tax evasion, anti-bribery and money laundering can contribute to reducing illicit financial flows from developing countries.

  • 15-April-2014

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    Responsible Business Conduct: From good intentions to sustainable development

    The private sector creates jobs, provides goods and services, generates income and profits, and contributes to public revenues. Companies have the ability to profoundly impact poverty reduction and sustainable development in countries in which they operate, including in areas such as energy and climate, water, agriculture and food production, gender equality and financial integrity.

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