Workshop on promoting social and gender equality in development work organised by the Ministry for Foreign Affairs of Finland and the OECD Development Centre, Helsinki 1-2 December 2009
The US dollar has been the dominant reserve currency for several decades, accounting for about two-thirds of global reserves, but change on international markets is under way. Are the Chinese reminbi or the Euro going to overtake the US Dollar as the world's currency of reference?
Old habits, new donors, By Sebastian Paulo and Helmut Reisen
Fragile states, commodity booms and export performance, by Andrew mold and Annalisa Prizzon
Debates on aid conditionality tie intimately with those over the perceived failure of aid, particularly in Africa, to catalyse the kind of development that had been expected.
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Aid ineffectiveness, fragmentation, and volatility have already been highlighted by scholars and OECD studies. Far fewer studies have been devoted to another problem of capital flows: herding behaviour.
The objective of the workshop is to discuss migration issues in Central America, focusing on themes which have received only limited attention so far, namely the governance of migration and the links between migration and labour markets.
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Presentation Costa Rica