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This report examines the key policies that would increase competitiveness in the Eastern Europe and South Caucasus region through developing human capital, improving access to finance for SMEs and creating more and better investment opportunities.
This quick guide for humanitarian policy makers and practitioners distils key findings and emerging lessons from a selection of available evaluations of the response to Haiti’s earthquake in January 2010.
How to deliver better policies for better lives in the developing world? What is the real development challenge today for those living in poverty? Development has been a fundamental part of the OECD story for half a century, and it is providing new solutions for new challenges.
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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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
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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.