Insights and policy recommendations derived from OECD data
From numbers to meaning – what stories do the data tell us? Access our major reports covering global aid and development flows plus major in-depth studies by sector, type of aid and recipient groups.
Adequate infrastructure is necessary for sustainable economic and social development. However investment in infrastructure in most developing and emerging economies needs to be substantially increased. This paper draws on 22 OECD Investment Policy Reviews undertaken in such economies and identifies policy options to enhance the enabling environment for infrastructure investment.
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State-owned enterprises (SOEs) play an important role for economic activity and fulfil a number of public policy functions, particularly in developing countries. Ensuring that they are competitive and efficient is therefore crucial for economic and sustainable development.
While New Zealand is a comparatively small donor, it boasts an internationally-recognised aid programme with specific understanding of the unique Pacific context. It is seen as a flexible and predictable humanitarian donor.
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A debate on the future of the multilateral aid system in a post-2015 world, between Erik Solheim and Jeffrey Sachs
This note describes some of the major implications and opportunities presented by the new agenda, and the implications for the OECD and its Members in policy formulation, implementation, measuring and monitoring. It gives examples of the contributions the OECD could make to support, monitor, and review progress towards the SDGs to 2030 by drawing on a range of existing policy instruments, dialogue platforms and indicators.
The ambitious post-2015 development agenda will require financing on an unprecedented scale. Sources of external finance beyond official development assistance are becoming increasingly important. What are these sources and instruments and how can they be used to address financing gaps to ensure that we meet our development goals?
The NEPAD-OECD Africa Investment Initiative aims to strengthen the capacity of African countries to design and implement reforms that improve their business climate and raise the profile of Africa as an investment destination.
A new dialogue platform to act as an ‘umbrella’ for Africa’s rapidly expanding international partnerships was endorsed by African countries at both the New Partnership for Africa's Development (NEPAD) Heads of State and Government Committee and the African Union (AU) Summit in Malabo in June 2014 (conclusions of the Summit).