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  • 30-September-2017


    Production Transformation Policy Reviews - Identifying Actionable Policy Options to Succeed in a Changing World

    As countries are increasingly concerned with the future of globalisation and industry and their role in global production networks, defining and implementing policies for economic transformation that deliver on the competitive, social, and environmental goals has become paramount. The complex and fast-changing global economic landscape calls for a better understanding of the ongoing technological and industrial re-organisation, to enable policy makers to better plan and act for the present and the future. The Production Transformation Policy Reviews (PTPRs) are the policy tool for assessment and guidance on strategies for economic transformation. Developed within the framework of the OECD Initiative for Policy Dialogue on Global Value Chains, Production Transformation and Development, the PTPRs provide a guiding framework to inform policy choices on competitiveness.

    This document clarifies the rationale for the PTPRs as a policy assessment and guidance tool, presents the conceptual framework, clarifies the value proposition, and provides information about the review process.

  • 21-July-2017


    Multi-Dimensional Review of Panama - Volume 1: Initial Assessment

    Since the beginning of the 21st century, Panama has exhibited remarkable economic growth and has reduced the gap in terms of income per capita with high-income countries. Social progress has also been achieved, mainly through the reduction of poverty and advances in some well-being dimensions. However, challenges remain with regard to overcoming the so-called middle-income trap and consolidating the middle-class. This first volume of the Multi-dimensional Country Review of Panama identifies the main barriers to further inclusive development. It highlights that promoting equitable, inclusive and sustainable economic growth and improving the well-being of all citizens should be at the core of Panama’s development strategies.

  • 11-juillet-2017


    Examen multidimensionnel du Maroc - Volume 1. Évaluation initiale

    Depuis la fin des années 90, le Maroc est engagé sur une trajectoire de développement stable afin de rejoindre le groupe des pays dits émergents. Cependant, d’importants défis demeurent pour accélérer la croissance et la rendre plus inclusive.

    Ce premier volume de l’Examen multidimensionnel du Maroc passe en revue les performances du pays et les principales contraintes au développement. Il se base sur un diagnostic des évolutions macroéconomiques, des performances en matière de bien-être des citoyens et du degré de compétitivité de l’économie marocaine. Ce volume identifie trois défis majeurs à relever : mobiliser la compétitivité de l’économie marocaine pour accélérer la transformation structurelle ; surmonter les faiblesses du système éducatif et de formation ; et accroître la cohérence des politiques sectorielles.

    Le deuxième volume proposera des recommandations pour lever les contraintes majeures identifiées et le troisième analysera les modalités de leur mise en oeuvre.

  • 5-juillet-2017


    Interactions entre politiques publiques, migrations et développement en Côte d'Ivoire

    Interactions entre politiques publiques, migrations et développement en Côte d'Ivoire est le fruit d'un projet mené conjointement par l'Union européenne et le Centre de développement de l'OCDE, en collaboration avec l'Office national de la population (ONP) et le Centre ivoirien de recherches économiques et sociales (CIRES). Ce projet avait pour objectif de fournir aux décideurs des données probantes sur l'impact des migrations sur des secteurs spécifiques – marché du travail, agriculture, éducation, investissement et services financiers, et protection sociale et santé – et, à l'inverse, de montrer quel est l'impact des politiques sectorielles sur les migrations. Le rapport aborde quatre dimensions du cycle migratoire : l'émigration, les transferts de fonds, le retour et l'immigration.

    Les résultats des travaux empiriques confirment que les migrations contribuent au développement de la Côte d'Ivoire. Cependant, le potentiel des migrations n'est pas pleinement exploité dans le pays, notamment parce que les  décideurs ne prennent pas suffisamment en compte les migrations dans leurs domaines d'action respectifs. La Côte d'Ivoire doit donc adopter un programme d'action plus cohérent pour mieux intégrer les migrations dans les stratégies de développement. Cela permettra d'accroître la contribution des migrations au développement du pays.

  • 26-June-2017

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    Compendium - Step 4 - Grid connected solar in Chile

    How Can The Mining Sector Drive Growth In Grid-Connected Renewable Energy In Chile? Framework Step: STEP 3 – Unlocking opportunities for in-country shared value creation / 3.2 Shared infrastructure / 3.2.1 Shared power / 3.2.1.B What can extractives industries do?

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  • 22-June-2017


    Interrelations between Public Policies, Migration and Development in the Dominican Republic

    Interrelations between Public Policies, Migration and Development in the Dominican Republic is the result of a project carried out by the Centro de Investigaciones y Estudios Sociales (CIES) in the Dominican Republic and the OECD Development Centre, in collaboration with the Ministerio de Economía, Planificación y Desarollo (MEPD) and with support from the European Union. The project aimed to provide policy makers with evidence on the way migration influences specific sectors – the labour market, agriculture, education, investment and financial services and social protection and health – and, in turn, how sectoral policies affect migration. The report addresses four dimensions of the migration cycle that have become an important part of the country's social and economic contexts: emigration, remittances, return and immigration.

    The results of the empirical work confirm that even though migration contributes to development in the Dominican Republic, the potential of migration is not fully exploited. One explanation is that many policy makers in the Dominican Republic do not sufficiently take migration into account in their respective policy areas. The Dominican Republic therefore needs to adopt a more coherent policy agenda to do more to integrate migration into development strategies, improve co-ordination mechanisms and strengthen international co-operation. This would enhance the contribution of migration to development in the country.

  • 15-June-2017


    Progressively changing the State’s involvement in the economy is key to meeting Kazakhstan’s goal of reaching OECD income levels by 2050

    Further modernising the state’s role in the economy would help unlock key development drivers, according to the second volume of the OECD Multi-dimensional Country Review of Kazakhstan. This entails moving from command-and-control regulation and direct intervention in the economy to providing incentives for investment, good corporate governance and environmental stewardship.

  • 15-June-2017


    Multi-dimensional Review of Kazakhstan - Volume 2. In-depth Analysis and Recommendations

    Kazakhstan has embarked upon an ambitious reform agenda to realise its aspiration of becoming one of the top 30 global economies by 2050. The country’s economy and society have undergone deep transformations since independence. To sustain economic progress, overcome recent difficulties, and drive improvements in well-being to realise its aspirations, Kazakhstan will need to address a number of challenges to ensure its economy becomes more productive and diverse, and is sufficiently flexible and resilient in the face of an ever-shifting external environment. This next stage of economic transformation will require continuing reforms. This report discusses policy actions to address four key obstacles to development in Kazakhstan, identified in Volume 1 of this review. It presents in-depth analysis and recommendations to improve the economy’s resilience through diversification, to mobilise financing for development, to transform the role of the state in the economy, including through privatisation, and to improve the effectiveness of environmental regulations.

  • 14-June-2017


    Guidance to Assemble and Manage Multidisciplinary Teams for Extractive Contract Negotiations

    The Guidance is intended to offer host governments the tools they need to assemble and manage a multidisciplinary team, and engage effectively in extractive contract negotiations. The Guidance aims to help governments to put in place recommended processes and identify the skills that governments may need to prepare for and conduct effective contract negotiations. This Guidance further suggests ways to ensure coordination within government and better integration between government officials and expert advisers. Annexed to this Guidance is a Terms of Reference Template that governments may use to recruit and to monitor external advisers engaged during extractive contract negotiations. The Template can also be utilised by support providers who recruit external advisers on behalf of governments for the same purpose. While recognising that human and institutional capacity building is a long-term endeavour, the Guidance suggests, wherever possible, practical ways to capture and retain the necessary soft and technical skills for successful negotiations.

  • 12-June-2017


    European Development Days 2017: Youth well-being policy reviews in Côte d'Ivoire

    The OECD Development Centre offered a copy of the Youth Well-being policy reviews in Côte d’Ivoire to Cote d'Ivoire's Minister for the Promotion of Youth, Youth Employment, and Civic Engagement, Sidi Tiémoko Touré, during the European Development Days 2017 (7 June 2017, Brussels). Check out some pictures from the conference

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