The Latin American Economic Outlook 2011: How middle-class is Latin America? was presented in Santo Domingo on 9 March 2011, at the Ministry of Economy, Planning and Development of the Dominican Republic.
OECD organised an expert workshop on the implementation of Aid for Trade, with a focus on the trade dimension of the Aid for Trade Initiative.
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The Synthesis report aims to bring into greater focus the key issues pertaining to capacity development.The report is specifically assembled by a professional team as a best effort attempt to pull together, in one location, the evidence of what we are learning in each of the priority capacity areas of the Accra Agenda for Action.
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The OECD Development Centre Head of Regional desks, Mr. Kiichiro Fukasaku, participated as a lead discussant in Session II "Current Pledges to Curb Emissions and National Strategies for Promoting Green Growth" of the two-day International Workshop on "Climate Change and Green Asia" in Japan.
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Persistence in educational achievements across generations in Latin America arises from high returns to education, low progressivity in public investment in human capital and lack of access to proper financing. Education and other social policies to boost upward mobility are discussed.
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This article focuses on Indonesia’s progress in improving its policy framework for investment and asks what more can be done to attract high quality investment into the country. It is part of the Investment Insights series.
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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.
Le G20 a aidé le monde à traverser la tempête économique. Il doit désormais se montrer capable de mettre en œuvre une nouvelle gouvernance dans le monde d’après la crise. Dans cette tâche, notre Organisation est prête à aider, déclare Gabriela Ramos, sherpa de l’OCDE au G20.
Comment consolider la reprise économique tout en posant les fondations d’un monde plus fort, plus sain et plus juste ? Alors que les décideurs se réunissent à Davos, le Secrétaire général de l'OCDE souligne les principaux défis à relever.
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A strengthened social contract in Latin American countries relies on the improved quality of public services such as health and education, which would build a constituency for a broader tax base.