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This working paper uses an agricultural household model to explore the impact of potential immigration policy reforms on the welfare of rural households in Burkina Faso.
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This working paper presents findings from an evaluation of the impacts of immigration policies on the welfare of migrants and their families in migrant-sending countries, focussing on Mexico and Nicaragua (US policies in the first case and US and Costa Rican policies in the second).
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Paper prepared for the international conference on Social Cohesion and Development Paris 20-21 January 2011
La cohésion sociale sera le thème du prochain rapport annuel des Perspectives du développement mondial qui, chaque année, identifie, analyse et propose des solutions politiques concrètes face aux enjeux impérieux du développement global.
The shift in the centre of economic gravity, from the advanced to the large emerging economies, has to be reflected in the global governance architecture. The new players have to be given a stronger voice in decision-making and multilateralism has to evolve further in a more inclusive manner.
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In a sample of 128 countries, we identify 25 episodes of large nominal and real appreciations shocks and study their macroeconomic effects in a dummy-augmented panel autoregressive model. Results show that an exchange rate appreciation can have strong effects on current account balances.
Según el secretario general, para reforzar la integración de América Latina a la economía global, hay que favorecer la apertura de las economías latinoamericanas y del Caribe, consolidar las reformas, en particular las que conciernen a las reglas fiscales y limitar los desequilibrios globales con el apoyo del G20.
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On 13-15 September 2010, the Perspectives on Global Development 2010 Shifting Wealth report was launched in North America at the United Nations, the United States State Department, and the Organizatio
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.