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Information on the OECD Global Forum on Trade, held in Paris on 25-26 June 2008.
This publication provides an analytical framework adapted to the West African context, as well as an action framework based on the facts and realities in the field in order to improve the coherence of fisheries policies in West Africa.
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Chile has made important progress in raising incomes and reducing poverty. Real per capita incomes have more than doubled since the restoration of democracy in 1990, and the incidence of poverty (as measured by the cost of two basic food baskets) has fallen by nearly two-thirds, from 38.6% of the population in 1990 to 13.7% in 2006. Over the same period extreme poverty, as measured by the cost of one basic food basket, has been almost
Fisheries governance may be improved by introducing strong property rights, devolving rights and responsibilities to user groups, and using cost recovery and sustainable financing mechanisms,according to the political economy perspective presented in this paper.
This Review of Agricultural Policies: Chile measures the level and composition of support provided to Chilean agriculture, evaluates the effectiveness of current measures in attaining their objectives, and suggests ways in which the performance of policies might be enhanced.
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Tourism is one of the world’s largest and fastest-growing industries and its importance for economic development is widely acknowledged. What makes tourism different from many other services is that the supplier stays where he is, and the tourist comes to him rather than the supplier taking his services to the consumer. Tourism can thus play a key role in poverty alleviation, bringing jobs for unskilled or semi-skilled workers in
OECD Trade Policy Working Paper No. 60. The report focuses on the complementarities between trade, investment and competition policies and analyses how policy coherence can be promoted in these three important areas that shape incentives for markets to be more competitive.
This case study of Ecuador forms part of a project studying experiences in non-member economies and provides lessons learned on how economies can successfully adjust to trade reform.
This conference proceedings highlights the key risks and opportunities in fisheries globalisation that policy makers need to address.
OECD Trade Policy Working Paper No. 66. This study presents an exploratory analysis of export subsidies in the services field. It draws from a variety of sources in an effort to provide insights into the characteristics and use of these measures.