Policy Briefs

  • 16-September-2009

    English, Excel, 250kb

    Policy Brief: Helping Workers Weather the Economic Storm

    The world economy is in a severe economic downturn with potentiallydire consequences for workers and their families. The ultimate dimensionsof this crisis are not yet known, but it is already clear that it will be thedeepest recession of the post-war era for the OECD area.

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  • 16-September-2009

    English, Excel, 309kb

    Policy Brief: In-Work Poverty: What can Governments do?

    While work is often the best pathway out of poverty, employment does notalways guarantee an adequate living standard. At the outset of the currenteconomic downturn, the risk of in-work poverty was significant in mostOECD countries.

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      OECD Employment Outlook
  • 24-October-2008


    Resúmenes temáticos acerca de la igualdad de género y la cooperatiòn por el desarollo

    Los resúmenes temáticos de la red GENDERNET exploran la igualdad de género, el empoderamiento de las mujeres y la cooperatiòn por el desarollo.

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  • 24-July-2008


    Policy Briefs on Gender Equality, Women’s Empowerment and Development

    The policy briefs prepared by the DAC Network on Gender Equality highlights the importance of addressing gender equality and women’s empowerment to achieve the Millennium Development Goals.

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  • 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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