Launch of the 2012 Social Institutions and Gender Index (SIGI)
The OECD Development Centre is co-organising, with the Ministry for Foreign Affairs of Finland, a panel discussion on "Empowering women through the transformation of discriminatory social institutions" at the 56th session of the United Nations Commission on the Status of Women (CSW) in New York.
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This paper documents the increase in labour disputes in China and seeks to understand their determinants. It was written as a background document for the Perspectives on Global Development 2012: Social cohesion in a shifting world along with case studies on Chile and India.
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Updated estimates of the additional financial resources needed in developing countries to achieve the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) are presented in this paper. The international community needs to broaden its notion of development co-operation to reach the MDGs by the 2015 deadline.
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This paper analyses the links between emigration and labour markets in Honduras and finds that a 10% increase in emigration from Honduras increased wages in Honduras by around 10%, an increase which is higher than previous findings in other countries – but diminishing over time.
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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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Wikigender University is a programme that aims at engaging students, academics and researchers directly with Wikigender.
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Tendai Pasipanodya's presentation at the Experts’ meeting on Social cohesion in Africa in Rabat, Morocco, 13 April 2011.
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Joao Cunha's presentation at the Experts’ meeting on Social cohesion in Africa in Rabat, Morocco, 13 April 2011.