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  • 19-March-2009

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    Crisis is an opportunity to revive trade reforms, says OECD report

    Resisting protectionism and reviving stalled trade reforms would help the major emerging economies build on the progress achieved over the past two decades and emerge from the crisis with their trade performance strengthened, says a new OECD report.

  • 17-March-2009

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    Freer trade and well targeted support are keys to food security in emerging markets - OECD report

    As the global economic slowdown threatens to increase food insecurity among the world’s poor, a new OECD report calls on the major emerging economies to ensure their agricultural policies are focussed on long-term sustainability rather than short-term fixes..

  • 17-March-2009

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    Agricultural Policies in Emerging Economies: Monitoring and Evaluation 2009

    In Brazil, Chile, China, India, Russia, South Africa and Ukraine, agriculture continues to play a vital role in employment and food security. This report monitors and evaluates government support to agriculture in these seven emerging economies during 2006-08.

  • 21-January-2009

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    Is Informal Normal? Towards More and Better Jobs in Developing Countries

    Shoe shine workers in Cairo, street vendors in Calcutta, badly-paid public officials driving their taxis at night in Moscow–this is informal employment. A new Development Centre study, "Is Informal Normal?", examines policy options to respond to the challenge of creating more and better job

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  • 25-July-2008

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    Enhanced Engagement: Towards a stronger partnership between major emerging economies and the OECD

    OECD countries believe that Enhanced Engagement should incorporate certain core elements that would be common with all partner countries.

  • 14-June-2007

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  • 4-May-2007

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    Improving School Earthquake Safety in India

    The OECD Programme on Educational Building and GeoHazards International (GHI) are collaborating to improve safety in schools around the world. GHI is working with the staff of Ludlow Castle School and local New Delhi engineers to provide an earthquake-safe learning environment for this government school’s students. The programme is part of a larger pilot project supported by the governments of India and the United States to build

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  • 20-March-2007

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    Agricultural Policies in Non-OECD Countries: Monitoring and Evaluation 2007

    These highlights contain extracts from the 2007 edition of the report, Agricultural Policies in Non OECD Countries: Monitoring and Evaluation 2007.

  • 7-April-2005

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    Trade and Structural Adjustment: Motor Vehicles; Health Services; International Sourcing of IT

    Case studies include: motor vehicle sector in Japan, Poland, South Africa and Australia; health services in the USA and Mexico, Japan, Philippines and Thailand; international IT sourcing in the United States, India and Europe plus IBM and Infosys.

  • 31-January-2005

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    DEV Centre WP 242: Institutional Change and its Impact on the Poor and Excluded: The Indian Decentralisation Experience

    This study analyses the impact of democratic decentralisation on the chances of socially excluded groups to participate in newly created local governance institutions in three Indian states.

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