The median inflation rate in South Asia is more than twice that of Latin America & the Caribbean. Should South Asia’s policymakers wonder whether they are doing something wrong? Eliana Cardoso, OECD Non-Residential Fellow and Chief Economist, South Asia Region, World Bank
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Workshop on 'Equality, Poverty Reduction and Sustainable Development' in Helsinki, Finland, 1-2 December 2009. Organised by the Ministry for Foreign Affairs of Finland and the OECD Development Centre.
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These papers on taxation for investment and development in Africa, private participation in energy infrastructure in Africa, deepening African financial markets for growth and investment and boosting Africa’s energy sector through carbon finance were prepared for the NEPAD-OECD meeting in Johannesburg on 11-12 November 2009.
The 2009 NEPAD-OECD meetings focused on mobilising financial resources in Africa against the crisis and on boosting private investment in African energy infrastructure, drawing on country experiences and best practices to identify and address the factors holding back investment in African countries’ energy sectors.
As long as interest rates are so low and crisis needs are so great, it’s time to make IBRD
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List of participants - Evaluation of the Paris Declaration Phase II
Brief overview of the current work on the Evaluation of the Paris Declaration's Regional Workshops (Phase II)
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Brief information on DevCom
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Roger Riddell, Non-Executive Director Oxford Policy Management, speech on foreign aid: The vast majority of those interested in development are supporters of aid – believing that because of the scale, depth and extent of poverty aid continues to be urgently needed.
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Memorandum Simon Maxwell