Working Papers


12-March-2009

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DEV Working Papers 276: Extracting the Maximum from the EITI

For many countries rich in oil, gas and minerals, development remains an elusive goal. The rich get richer, the poor stay poor, inequality rises, economies stagnate, corruption flourishes and conflict deepens.

27-January-2009

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OECD Environment Working Paper: Greening Development Planning

The report reviews different approaches to making the economic case for improved management of environment and natural resources in national planning.

23-October-2006

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Interpretation of the Umbrella Clause in Investment Agreements - Working Paper 2006/3

Given the very frequent occurrence of the umbrella clause in modern investment treaties, and the different language used in these treaties, this paper aims to improve an understanding of the interpretations of this clause.

3-March-2006

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Investor-to-State Dispute Settlement in Infrastructure Projects - Working Paper 2006/2

This working paper summarises information available in the public domain about investor-state dispute settlement in the infrastructure sectors.

31-January-2005

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DEV Centre WP 242: Institutional Change and its Impact on the Poor and Excluded: The Indian Decentralisation Experience

This study analyses the impact of democratic decentralisation on the chances of socially excluded groups to participate in newly created local governance institutions in three Indian states.

26-November-2003

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Float in Order to Fix? Lessons from Emerging Markets for EU Accession Countries (DEV Centre Working Paper 218)

This working paper sets out lessons from emerging markets for EU assession countries.

14-March-2003

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2003/1 - Incentives-based Competition for Foreign Direct Investment: The Case of Brazil

The general benefits of attracting foreign direct investment (FDI), and the potential of FDI as a tool for regional economic development in particular, are commonly recognised by policy makers and analysts. This study concluded that FDI generally supports growth in developing, emerging and transition economies, irrespective of their initial state of development.

2-December-2000

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2000/5 - Recent Trends, Policies and Challenges in South East European Countries

This study was prepared by Dr Gabor Hunya for an OECD Conference on "FDI in South East Europe - Implementing Best Policy Practices" which was held in Vienna on 8-9 November 2000 under the SEE Compact for Reform, Investment, Integrity and Growth.

1-December-2000

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2000/4: Main Determinants and Impacts of FDI on China's Economy

December 2000. Because of its size, China's "open door policy" launched twenty years ago constitutes a unique and vast laboratory for the study of major structural changes in China and the world economy.

1-July-2000

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2000/3 - Lithuania: Foreign Direct Investment Impact and Policy Analysis

July 2000. This working paper on FDI in Lithuania, and the evolution of the underlying institutional framework, examines the main policy changes made to create a hospitable business environment in the country.

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