As part of the OECD Country Programme for Peru, I have today had the privilege of delivering four reviews to the President giving a detailed analysis of economic growth, public governance, territorial development and skills.
The equal inclusion of women in economic life is a key driver of economic growth throughout the world, including the Pacific Alliance countries of Chile, Colombia, Mexico and Peru. Talent is lost, and future growth suffers, when women do not have the same opportunities as men to reach their full potential in the labour market. All countries of the world have work to do to advance the equality agenda, and Chile, Colombia, Mexico, and Peru have much to do. While girls and women in the Pacific Alliance are progressing on the path to gender equality and inclusive growth, significant roadblocks remain.
Regulation is one of the key levers of government intervention. When properly designed, it can help achieve environmental and social objectives, and contribute to economic growth. The OECD Review of Regulatory Policy of Peru assesses the policies, institutions, and tools employed by the Peruvian government to design, implement and enforce high-quality regulations. These include administrative simplification, evaluation of regulations, public consultation, and the governance of independent regulators, amongst others. The review provides policy recommendations based on best international practices and peer assessment to strengthen the government’s capacity to manage regulatory policy.
Peru is a multicultural, megadiverse country, with abundant ecosystem and natural resources, and an ancient tradition in the sustainable management of its resources. Growing pressures from extractive industries, unplanned urbanisation and deforestation are threatening its natural heritage and the population's well-being.
The article contains general information on youth-related issues in Peru.
Peru's population is characterized by great ethnic, linguistic, socio-economic and geographic diversity with youth accounting for 19.1% of the total population. This page will present an overview of resent work on youth in the country.
This study examines the Peruvian and Colombian experiences as regards some aspects of the management of their extractive industries.
The Secretary-General attended several high-level meetings and presented two major OECD reports. The Lima visit also signalled the growing collaboration between Peru and the OECD as Mr. Gurría met with President Humala and presented an OECD Multidimensional Country Review of Peru.
Peru has experienced significant improvements in growth, well-being and poverty reduction since the introduction of macroeconomic reforms, economic openness and more effective social programmes in the 1990s. However, the country still faces structural challenges to escape the middle-income trap and consolidate its emerging middle class. This report reviews the main bottlenecks to boost inclusive development and well-being in Peru. These include education and skills, the labour market, innovation, transport infrastructure and logistics, governance and trust in institutions. These dimensions have considerable implications for levels of productivity, inequalities and labour informality in Peru.
Les réformes économiques et sociales des deux dernières décennies ont permis un renforcement sensible de la croissance et du bien être au Pérou, ainsi qu’une hausse des salaires et une réduction de la pauvreté.