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The DAC Quality Standards for Development Evaluation provide a guide to good practice in development evaluation. They are intended to improve the quality of evaluation processes and products and to facilitate collaboration.
The glossary of key terms in evaluation and results-based management should facilitate and improve dialogue and understanding among all those who are involved in development activities and their evaluation, whether in partner countries, development agencies and banks, or non-governmental organisations.
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Paper by Jason Gagnon, David Khoudour-Castéras and Victoire Lefebvre, OECD Development Centre
OECD organised an expert workshop on the implementation of Aid for Trade, with a focus on the trade dimension of the Aid for Trade Initiative.
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The Synthesis report aims to bring into greater focus the key issues pertaining to capacity development.The report is specifically assembled by a professional team as a best effort attempt to pull together, in one location, the evidence of what we are learning in each of the priority capacity areas of the Accra Agenda for Action.
In 2010, the United Arab Emirates (UAE) provided whole-of-government reporting of its aid flows at the activity level to the OECD Development Assistance Committee (DAC), making it the first country outside the DAC’s membership to report in such detail.
"The Missing Piece" identifies seven recommendations to improve the quality of support that states and international organizations provide to peace processes.
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This article focuses on Indonesia’s progress in improving its policy framework for investment and asks what more can be done to attract high quality investment into the country. It is part of the Investment Insights series.
Investment Insights publishes original research and analysis on current international investment issues. Articles are published under the responsibility of the authors and do not necessarily reflect the views of the OECD or those of its member governments.
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In a sample of 128 countries, we identify 25 episodes of large nominal and real appreciations shocks and study their macroeconomic effects in a dummy-augmented panel autoregressive model. Results show that an exchange rate appreciation can have strong effects on current account balances.