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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
Aid flows from OECD Development Assistance Committee (DAC) donor countries totalled USD 129 billion in 2010, the highest level ever, and an increase of 6.5% over 2009. This represents about 0.32% of the combined gross national income (GNI) of DAC member countries.
The Latin American Economic Outlook 2011: How middle-class is Latin America? was presented in Santo Domingo on 9 March 2011, at the Ministry of Economy, Planning and Development of the Dominican Republic.
The uneven global recovery is challenging Latin America and the Caribbean, but the region will emerge stronger from the crisis with high growth potential if it continues deepening integration into the global economy.
The six major ASEAN countries have rebounded from the global economic crisis, with medium-term growth prospects returning to pre-crisis levels, according to the 2010 Southeast Asian Economic Outlook by the OECD Development Centre.
Germany has been one of the world’s largest bilateral donors for the past two decades, but it spent only 0.35% of its national income on official development assistance (ODA) in 2009.