The 2010 Perspectives on Global Development: Shifting Wealth looks at the major realignment of the global economy that has taken place in the last two decades. Economic and political power has been shifting towards the developing world and emerging economies thanks to high and sustained growth rates in large developing countries, particularly the Asian giants of China and India. Increasing links between developing countries has been a
The 2011 Perspectives on Global Development looks unprecedented social upheaval and mass citizen mobilisation throughout the world in 2011 and asks the question: How can governments best respond to these new expectations? What policy reforms can contribute to strengthening social cohesion? How can we learn from past experiences and existing practices? These are the questions that will be raised on the occasion of the launch of the
Speaking at the launch of the Perspectives on Global Development 2010, Angel Gurría says that the centre of economic gravity is moving from West to East, from the industrialised economies to the large developing economies, particularly China and India. The latest forecasts anticipate that emerging and developing economies will account for nearly 60% of world GDP by 2030.
La crise économique et financière a accéléré une transformation structurelle de l'économie mondiale, l’ensemble des économies agrégées des pays en développement et des pays émergents étant sur le point de dépasser l’ensemble des pays développés, selon de nouvelles estimations du Centre de développement de l’OCDE.
Developing countries to account for 60% of world GDP by 2030
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