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10-May-2012

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Discrimination against women persists around the globe hampering development

Social and legal discrimination against women remains a major obstacle to economic development in emerging and developing countries, according to the latest edition of OECD’s Social Institutions and Gender Index (SIGI).

9-May-2012

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SIGI 2012 Press Release

Social and legal discrimination against women remains a major obstacle to economic development in emerging and developing countries, according to the latest edition of OECD’s Social Institutions and Gender Index (SIGI).

4-May-2012

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DEV Working Paper No. 312: South-South Migration in West Africa: Addressing the Challenge of Immigrant Integration

Although South-South migrants face much of the same discrimination and integration challenges as their South-North counterparts, South-South flows need to be analysed from a different standpoint.

8-February-2012

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Side event organised at the 56th session of the UN Commission on the Status of Women

The OECD Development Centre is co-organising, with the Ministry for Foreign Affairs of Finland, a panel discussion on "Empowering women through the transformation of discriminatory social institutions" at the 56th session of the United Nations Commission on the Status of Women (CSW) in New York.

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5-January-2012

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DEV Working Paper No. 307: Labour Market Changes, Labour Disputes and Social Cohesion in China

This paper documents the increase in labour disputes in China and seeks to understand their determinants. It was written as a background document for the Perspectives on Global Development 2012: Social cohesion in a shifting world along with case studies on Chile and India.

20-December-2011

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DEV Working Paper No. 306: Revisiting MDG Cost Estimates from a Domestic Resource Mobilisation Perspective

Updated estimates of the additional financial resources needed in developing countries to achieve the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) are presented in this paper. The international community needs to broaden its notion of development co-operation to reach the MDGs by the 2015 deadline.

7-June-2011

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DEV Working Paper No. 300: "Stay with us?" The impact of emigration on wages in Honduras

This paper analyses the links between emigration and labour markets in Honduras and finds that a 10% increase in emigration from Honduras increased wages in Honduras by around 10%, an increase which is higher than previous findings in other countries – but diminishing over time.

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.

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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