Global uncertainties and natural disasters shed a negative light on the growth prospects of the region but compared with sluggish OECD economies, overall Southeast Asia will have a solid growth performance through 2016, says the OECD 2011/12 Southeast Asian Economic Outlook.
According to OECD’s latest analysis, global greenhouse gas emissions are projected to grow by another 50% in the next 40 years. This would result in a 3-6 degree increase of average global temperature by the end of the century unless governments take decisive action, says OECD Secretary-General.
This publication is the product of a joint effort by the Development Development Centre of the OECD and the Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (ECLAC), undertaken in order to analyse the role of the State in the economic growth and development of Latin American and Caribbean countries. The questions the outlook exposes are: What should be the main elements of the reform of the State in Latin America and the
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Despite the global economic downturn, the economy of the Latin American and Caribbean region grew 5.9% in 2010 and is expected to climb by 4.4% this year. To ensure continued progress, these regions must now turn such growth into sustainable economic and social development, according to OECD and ECLAC’s 2012 Latin American Economic Outlook presented at the XXI Iberoamerican Summit in Asunción.
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Asian growth will moderate in the coming months as global uncertainty casts a shadow over Asian economies with deterioration in business and consumer sentiments and a negative reaction in financial markets. Asian countries need to be vigilant of macroeconomic management.
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How weak is stabilization from the Personal Income Tax in Latin America? An analysis based on household surveys
The OECD Development Centre, the Ibero-American Secretariat, the United Nations Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean and the Government of Mexico co-organise a policy dialogue event to discuss fiscal policy in Latin America and the Caribbean.
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.
Most G20 governments have put in place new restrictive trade measures over the past six months but have on the whole honoured their pledge to keep international investment open in the wake of the crisis.
In 2010, net official development assistance (ODA) flows from members of the Development Assistance Committee (DAC) of the OECD reached USD 128.7 billion, representing an increase of +6.5 % over 2009. This is the highest real ODA level ever, surpassing even the volume provided in 2005 which was boosted by exceptional debt relief. Net ODA as a share of gross national income (GNI) was 0.32%, equal to 2005, and higher than any other