Publications & Documents


  • 8-October-2004

    English

    Johannes Jütting

    Johannes P. Jütting, Senior Economist, co-ordinates the Centre’s work on “Policy Coherence for Development and Human Security”.

  • 15-September-2004

    English, , 368kb

    DEV Centre Policy Brief No. 25: Which Policies Can Reduce the Cost of Capital in Southern Africa?

    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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  • 13-July-2004

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  • 7-July-2004

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    Retirement behaviour in OECD countries: impact of old-age pension schemes and other social transfer programmes

    Retirement incentives contained in old-age pensions and other social transfer programmes explain a sizeable share of past declines and current differences between countries in older males’ participation in the labour force. OECD Economics Studies No. 37.

  • 1-June-2004

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    Enhancing income convergence in Central Europe after EU accession, OECD Economic Outlook No. 75, ch. VII

    OECD Economic Outlook No. 75, ch. VII. After nearly fifteen years of transition, the countries of Central Europe have entered the European Union on 1 May 2004. This chapter examines the consequences of this event for the four acceding countries that are members of the OECD (Czech Republic, Hungary, Poland and Slovak Republic).

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  • 14-May-2004

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    Ageing Societies and the Looming Pension Crisis

    The challenge of ageing populations has countries seeking new ways to finance retirement plans. OECD research suggests implementing a range of reforms, from changing workplace practices and labor policies to altering state pension plans and encou...

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  • 30-September-2003

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    Globalisation and Governance - Main Results of the OECD Development Centre's 2001 - 2002 Programme of Work

    This volume summarises the main results of the OECDDevelopment Centre’s 2001-2002 Programme of Work.

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  • 26-June-2003

    English

    Development Centre Seminars: Asia and Europe: Services Liberalisation

    This book demonstrates some of the pitfalls associated with services liberalisation but none the less recommends perseverance and even acceleration of the reforms.

  • 20-June-2003

    English

    Land, Conflict and Development: What Role for Donors?

    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.

  • 18-March-2003

    English

    Labour Market and Social Policies in the Baltic Countries

    This review analyses the key issues facing each of the Baltic States - Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania - given its specific economic and social trends.

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