Publications & Documents


  • 28-June-2011

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    Social cohesion in Southeast Asia: Experts’ meeting in Bangkok, Thailand, 21 July 2011

    Social cohesion is the topic of the upcoming edition of the Perspectives on Global Development report which every year, identifies analyses and provides workable policy solutions for a pressing global development challenge.

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  • 18-May-2011

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    DEV Working Paper No. 299: Continental Vs. Intercontinental Migration: An Empirical Analysis of the Impacts of Immigration Reforms on Burkina Faso

    This working paper uses an agricultural household model to explore the impact of potential immigration policy reforms on the welfare of rural households in Burkina Faso.

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  • 18-May-2011

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    DEV Working Paper No. 298: The Impact of Migration Policies on Rural Household Welfare in Mexico and Nicaragua

    This working paper presents findings from an evaluation of the impacts of immigration policies on the welfare of migrants and their families in migrant-sending countries, focussing on Mexico and Nicaragua (US policies in the first case and US and Costa Rican policies in the second).

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  • 12-April-2011

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    Coverage Gaps in Social Protection: What Role for Institutional Innovations? - De Laiglesia

    Paper prepared for the international conference on Social Cohesion and Development Paris 20-21 January 2011

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  • 31-March-2011

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    Social cohesion in Africa: Experts’ meeting in Rabat, Morocco, 13 April 2011

    Social cohesion will be the topic of the next edition of the Perspectives on Global Development report which every year, identifies analyses and provides workable policy solutions for a pressing global development challenge.

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  • 24-March-2011

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    21st Century Multilateralism: the OECD in a G20 World

    The shift in the centre of economic gravity, from the advanced to the large emerging economies, has to be reflected in the global governance architecture. The new players have to be given a stronger voice in decision-making and multilateralism has to evolve further in a more inclusive manner.

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  • 25-February-2011

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    DEV Working Paper No. 296: The Macroeconomic Effects of Large Exchange Rate Appreciations

    In a sample of 128 countries, we identify 25 episodes of large nominal and real appreciations shocks and study their macroeconomic effects in a dummy-augmented panel autoregressive model. Results show that an exchange rate appreciation can have strong effects on current account balances.

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  • 23-September-2010

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    Presentations of PGD 2010 Report in New York and Washington - September 2010

    On 13-15 September 2010, the Perspectives on Global Development 2010 Shifting Wealth report was launched in North America at the United Nations, the United States State Department, and the Organizatio

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  • 8-September-2010

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    Call for Papers: Social Cohesion Conference

    Call for Papers: Social Cohesion Conference

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  • 16-June-2010

    English

    Perspectives on Global Development: Shifting Wealth

    Speaking at the launch of the Perspectives on Global Development 2010, Angel Gurría says that the centre of economic gravity is moving from West to East, from the industrialised economies to the large developing economies, particularly China and India. The latest forecasts anticipate that emerging and developing economies will account for nearly 60% of world GDP by 2030.

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