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Increased global uncertainty is casting a shadow over the economic outlook of Southeast Asia, yet, according to this 2nd edition of the Southeast Asian Economic Outlook, the region will enjoy solid growth until 2016 and real gross domestic product is projected to grow at 5.6% per year on average.
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This paper studies sources of technological upgrading in China and India. What is striking about the impressive growth of China and (to a lesser degree) India is that they export products associated with a high productivity level that is much higher than a country at their income level. China’s export bundle has changed dramatically, diversifying into technology intensive products.
About the work of the DAC International Network on Conflict and Fragility (INCAF) to support implementation of the OECD Due Diligence Guidance for Responsible Supply Chains of Minerals from Conflict-Affected and High-Risk Areas.
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This is a summary of OECD publication "Greening Development: Enhancing Capacity for Environmental Management and Governance"
This glossary brings together a number of terms used in INCAF publications. It is meant as a reference tool, and includes links to the original sources for further information.
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Labour disputes have intensified in China in recent years, alongside the labour shortages and wage inflation, particularly since 2008 when several Chinese labour related laws were issued or updated. This paper describes basic situations of labour disputes and examines the determinants of labour disputes from macro and micro perspectives
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Though the economic crisis has forced Spain to cut public spending in the past year, including to development co-operation, its aid has almost doubled since 2003. Spain still has plans to meet the international target of committing 0.7% of its gross national income to development aid.