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  • 3-March-2009

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    The OECD Social Institutions and Gender Index

    The Social Institutions and Gender Index (SIGI) is a new composite measure of gender equality. By focusing on the root casus behind gender inequalities, it complements and improves existing measures in several ways.

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  • 3-February-2009

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    Poverty Reduction and Social Development: Newsletter Winter 2008/2009

    Poverty Reduction and Social Development - Newsletter Winter 2008/2009. In this edition: launch of Wikigender 2.0; preparing International Women's Day 2009; informal employment and the economic crisis.

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  • 28-January-2009

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    Informal Employment and the Economic Crisis

    The financial and economic crisis has deep implications for employment across the planet. The crisis brings to an end a period of relatively strong and sustained growth, which was accompanied by the creation of many new jobs.

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  • 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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  • 5-January-2009

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    Poverty Reduction and Social Development - Key Events 2009

    The Poverty Reduction and Social Development team of the OECD Development Centre is organising several exciting events in 2009, including the launch of the GID Database 2009 and the flagship report on "Informal is Normal - Towards More and Better Jobs in Developing Countries".

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  • 21-October-2008

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    Conference: Measuring, Managing and Evaluating Progress in Gender Equality

    As part of the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs), gender equality is a key policy objective in developing countries. This seminar focused on the role of statistics and indicators in measuring, managing and evaluating progress in gender equality.

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  • 31-July-2008

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    Poverty Reduction and Social Development - Team

    Poverty Reduction and Social Development at the Development Centre - Team

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  • 22-July-2008

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    Estelle Loiseau

    Estelle Loiseau is the assistant of the Poverty Reduction and Social Development group at the OECD Development Centre.

  • 15-July-2008

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    “Addressing Romania’s Informal Sector requires nuanced approach”, says OECD Development Centre Report

    Informal employment is a widespread phenomenon in Romania and a key challenge for the country’s development. A new OECD Development Centre report analyses this problem and highliths sevarel policy options.

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  • 2-July-2008

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    Migration and Development: EADI Conference 2008

    On 27 June 2008, the OECD Development Centre organised a session at the 12th General Conference of EADI on "Migration and Development: Policy Coherence and Effective Partnerships".

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