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  • 22-May-2013

    English

    Succeeding with Trade Reforms - The Role of Aid for Trade

    Succeeding with Trade Reforms: The Role of Aid for Trade highlights the potential of aid for trade to boost economic growth and reduce poverty, while discussing the various reasons why it may not be realised. In so doing, this book draws lessons for the design of aid-for-trade projects and programmes and for increasing their effectiveness. Building on this analysis, the book also quantifies the binding constraints to trade in

  • 15-May-2013

    English

    The OECD welcomes the Czech Republic to the Development Assistance Committee

    The Czech Republic is now the 26th member of the OECD Development Assistance Committee (DAC).

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  • 15-May-2013

    English

    Smart industrial policies for development

    To sustain future growth, many developing countries are exploring new opportunities through industrial policies to move up value chains, attract foreign direct investment (FDI), increase South-South trade, and tap new markets created by the emerging middle class, said OECD Secretary-General.

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  • 14-May-2013

    English

    Global Value Chains and Developing Country Employment: A Literature Review

    How do global value chains (GVCs) impact employment markets in developing countries? This paper reviews the literature on the subject, focusing on the labour market impacts of three processes that lie at the core of GVC development: importing, exporting, and foreign direct investment (FDI). Two case studies are presented

  • 14-May-2013

    English

    Development Centre Newsletter - May

    Industrial policies for a sustainable and inclusive growth - Empowering adolescent girls by tackling social norms - LAC FORUM 2013: What are the challenges ahead for Latin America and its SMEs? - Foundations: innovation and risk-taking as key features of the post 2015 agenda

  • 6-mai-2013

    Français

    Australie : augmenter le budget consacré à l'aide au développement pour une meilleure efficacité

    L’Australie a consacré l’an dernier quelque 5,44 milliards USD à l’aide publique au développement (APD), soit 0,36 % du revenu national brut. Elle se classe au 8e rang des donneurs les plus généreux du Comité d’aide au développement (CAD) de l’OCDE, qui rassemble les principaux donneurs d’aide dans le monde.

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  • 6-May-2013

    English, PDF, 1,886kb

    DEV Working Paper No. 317: Opening the black box of contract renegotiations: An analysis of road concessions in Chile, Colombia and Peru

    This paper reviews road concession programmes in Chile, Colombia and Peru over the period 1993-2010 and analyses how their shortcomings have resulted in large extra fiscal costs. Weak State institutions, unclear legislation and deficient contract design have allowed for frequent and costly renegotiation of road concessions.

  • 6-May-2013

    English, PDF, 2,223kb

    DEV Working Paper No. 316: The politics of transport infrastructure policies in Colombia

    This joint work by the OECD Development Centre and Fedesarrollo focuses on the policy making process of transport infrastructure in Colombia for the period 2002-10. It identifies the main bottlenecks to be improved in the implementation of public policies in the main phases of the transport infrastructure policy cycle, namely planning, budgeting, execution (i.e. new investment and maintenance), and monitoring and evaluation.

  • 30-avril-2013

    Français

    La croissance ne suffit pas

    Les leaders syndicaux au Brésil affirment depuis longtemps que la croissance économique ne doit pas être une fin en soi. Selon eux, l’important n’est pas tant la taille du « gâteau » économique, mais la manière dont il est partagé. Depuis quelques années, les appels à la justice sociale ont de plus en plus influencé les politiques publiques, donnant lieu à une véritable « révolution » de l’économie au Brésil.

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  • 24-avril-2013

    Français

    Les défis de l’Asie

    Les moteurs de la croissance rapide de l’Asie – nouvelles technologies, mondialisation et réformes favorisant les mécanismes de marché – accroissent également les inégalités. Un essor économique rapide s’accompagne inévitablement de certaines disparités de revenus, mais l’on ne saurait s’en accommoder. Surtout lorsque ces disparités reflètent l’inégalité des chances d’améliorer son capital humain et ses revenus.

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