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  • 2-April-2018

    English

    How Immigrants Contribute to Argentina's Economy

    The recent effects of immigration on the Argentine economy appear to be limited but positive. On average, immigration is not associated with job losses or income declines for the population born in Argentina. High-skilled immigration is on the contrary even associated with rising labour incomes among university graduates and female low-skilled immigration is associated with a higher labour-force participation of low-skilled native-born women. The estimated contribution of immigrants to value added is below their labour force participation share but above their population share. The estimated contribution of immigrants to public finance in 2013 was small. Additional migration and non-migration policies and better co-ordination between various policy areas could further improve the integration and economic contributions of immigrants.

    How Immigrants Contribute to Argentina’s Economy is the result of a project carried out by the OECD Development Centre and the International Labour Organization, with support from the European Union. The project aimed to analyse several economic impacts – on the labour market, economic growth, and public finance – of immigration in ten partner countries: Argentina, Costa Rica, Côte d'Ivoire, the Dominican Republic, Ghana, Kyrgyzstan, Nepal, Rwanda, South Africa and Thailand. The empirical evidence stems from a combination of quantitative and qualitative analyses of secondary and in some cases primary data sources.

  • 24-January-2018

    English

    How Immigrants Contribute to Developing Countries' Economies

    How Immigrants Contribute to Developing Countries' Economies is the result of a project carried out by the OECD Development Centre and the International Labour Organization, with support from the European Union. The report covers the ten partner countries: Argentina, Costa Rica, Côte d'Ivoire, the Dominican Republic, Ghana, Kyrgyzstan, Nepal, Rwanda, South Africa and Thailand. The project, Assessing the Economic Contribution of Labour Migration in Developing Countries as Countries of Destination, aimed to provide empirical evidence – both quantitative and qualitative – on the multiple ways immigrants affect their host countries.

    The report shows that labour migration has a relatively limited impact in terms of native-born workers’ labour market outcomes, economic growth and public finance in the ten partner countries. This implies that perceptions of possible negative effects of immigrants are often unjustified. But it also means that most countries of destination do not sufficiently leverage the human capital and expertise that immigrants bring. Public policies can play a key role in enhancing immigrants’ contribution to their host countries’ development.

  • 23-janvier-2018

    Français

    DevTalks : Est-ce que la gouvernance précède la croissance économique ou l’inverse ? Perspectives non orthodoxes de la Chine et d’au-delà

    L'idée que la croissance économique a besoin de bonne gouvernance et que la bonne gouvernance a besoin de croissance économique nous amène au débat perpétuel de l'œuf et de la poule : Est-ce que la gouvernance précède la croissance économique ou l’inverse ?

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  • 23-janvier-2018

    Français, Excel, 619kb

    NR=PD - Preliminary Agenda 9th Plenary Jan 2018 FR

    Neuvième Réunion Plénière Du Dialogue Sur Les Politiques De Développement Axé Sur Les Ressources Naturelles - Développer Des Savoirs Collectifs Pour Des Politiques Concrètes - Programme Annotéprovisoire - 31 Janvier - 1er Février 2018 - OCDE, Paris

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  • 23-janvier-2018

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    NR-PD - LOGISTICS NOTE - 9th Plenary meeting- Jan Feb 2018 - FR

    INFORMATIONS LOGISTIQUES - Neuvième Réunion du Dialogue sur les politiques de développement axé sur les ressources naturelles - 31 janvier – 1er février 2018

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  • 22-January-2018

    English

    Invest more in training of young Malawians to strengthen economy, says new OECD Development Centre study

    Malawi’s economy has not grown fast enough in recent years to create decent jobs for the majority of its employable youth. Improving the supply of Technical, entrepreneurial and vocational education and training (TEVET) can provide them with better opportunities in the labour market, while fostering economic diversification and productivity, according to the OECD Development Centre’s Youth Well-Being Policy Review in Malawi.

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  • 22-January-2018

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    Advanced-Draft Guiding Principles for Durable Extractive Contracts

    This document is an output of the multi-stakeholder Negotiation Support Forum, an integral part of the OECD Policy Dialogue on Natural Resource-based Development’s Work Stream 3 on “Getting Better Deals”. The Negotiation Support Forum comprises a multi-stakeholder group of subject matter experts from government, the private sector, civil society and international organisations.

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  • 22-January-2018

    English

    Advanced Draft Guiding Principles for Durable Extractive Contracts

    At the Fourth Plenary Meeting of Policy Dialogue on Natural Resource-based Development held in December 2015 at the OECD in Paris, participating governments, industry and civil society agreed to pursue the dialogue on how contracts can be designed to withstand the test of time.

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  • 19-January-2018

    Spanish

    Proyecto Inclusion Juvenil - Perú

    La población de Perú se caracteriza por una gran diversidad étnica, lingüística, socioeconómica y geográfica, y los jóvenes representan el 19,1% de la población total. Esta página presentará una visión general del trabajo resentido sobre la juventud en el país.

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  • 19-January-2018

    English

    Media invitation - Launch of the Youth Well-Being Policy Review of Malawi

    The Development Centre of the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD), the Delegation of the European Union (DEU) to the Republic of Malawi, and the Ministry of Labour, Youth, Sports and Manpower Development (MoLYSMD) of the Republic of Malawi will host a joint event on the occasion of the presentation of a new report on Malawi’s youth well-being.

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