The Gender, Institutions, and Development Data Base (GID) represents a new tool for researchers and policy makers to determine and analyse obstacles to women’s economic development.
Gender equality is an essential human right and crucial for economic growth. Work of the Development Centre highlights the important linkages between women's empowerment and sustainable development. We also propose a set of innovative measures to quantify inequaliti
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The international policy debate on achieving the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) has highlighted the need for OECD and developing countries to together adopt a broader approach to development co-operation. Such an approach requires that new sources of development finance be identified, that aid be made more effective, that the coherence between aid, investment, trade and migration policies be improved, and that governance systems
Johannes P. Jütting, Senior Economist, co-ordinates the Centre’s work on “Policy Coherence for Development and Human Security”.
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Lowering interest rates and, thus, the cost of borrowing in the rand zone (Lesotho, Namibia, Swaziland and South Africa) is a priority to promote investment and economic growth.
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This volume summarises the main results of the OECDDevelopment Centre’s 2001-2002 Programme of Work.
This book demonstrates some of the pitfalls associated with services liberalisation but none the less recommends perseverance and even acceleration of the reforms.
The aim of the seminar was to help formulate preliminary proposals/guidance on how donors could best incorporate land issues in their policy frameworks for the management and mitigation of conflict, and propose next steps to further advance this agenda.