To support Morocco in boosting jobs and investment, this OECD report assesses the country’s business climate, and targets key areas for reform.
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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.
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Latin America exhibits a significant gap in infrastructures, due to insufficient public investment, not compensated by the private sector. This paper analyses trends in investments in six large Latin American economies, and their relationship with fiscal frameworks, notably fiscal rules.
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The OECD has been working towards a broader OECD Strategy for Development. This effort (known as the DevGoals exercise) aims to define a more coherent and comprehensive approach to development in order to better articulate the OECD’s multidisciplinary expertise on a wider range of policy areas with its accumulated knowledge on development issues, and to ensure that this work is accessible and relevant to countries at all stages of
African countries should develop closer cross-border ties in dealing with traditional and emerging partners so they can boost sustainable and inclusive growth, according to the African Economic Outlook 2011, launched today.
The 2011 African Economic Outlook was launched at the African Development Bank’s Annual Meetings in Lisbon, Portugal on 6 June, 2011.
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This framework paper aims to articulate OECD’s broader approach to development as stated in the vision statement for the OECD 50th Anniversary Council Meeting at Ministerial level. It sets out the key elements of an OECD Strategy for Development to be elaborated for adoption by the OECD Council inJanuary 2012.
Angel Gurría, Nobel Prize winner Amartya Sen, World Bank Chief Economist Justin Yifu Lin and other experts will discuss ways to measure inequality, create jobs, regulate labour, and ensure the gender equity and training necessary to give young people a chance to succeed.
"With the OECD Strategy for Development, we will take stock of the formidable arsenal of OECD’s broader public policy experience, and assess how it can be useful in a development context", declared Angel Gurría in his welcome Address to the Annual Bank Conference on Development Economics (ABCDE).
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Investment Newsletter No.15 focuses on an ambitious multilateral agenda for responsible business conduct.