The OECD, in partnership with Eurostat, ROSSTAT and CISSTAT, has calculated benchmark purchasing power parities (PPPs) for GDP and consumption for the year 2005 for 55 countries following a common methodology. The calculation covers the 30 member countries of the OECD, the 27 member states of the European Union, ten CIS countries, six Western Balkan countries and Israel. The results will be included into the forthcoming release of
How effective is aid at helping developing countries eradicate poverty? In March 2005, more than 100 countries made a firm commitment in the Paris Declaration to measure their success, or failure, in making aid more effective.
OECD Trade Policy Working Paper No. 51. This paper presents improved approaches to measurement of services barriers by using alternative weighting methods and improved econometric specifications.
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The overall objective of the project is to support Albania towards a need oriented and EU oriented agricultural policy. The anticipated impact is to improve the living standard of the Albanian population and to reduce poverty.
This workshop looked at local development assets and capacities in Northern Albania with a focus on the traditional handicraft sector, including skills development and the role of partnerships in the design, implementation and evaluation of local development strategies.
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Purpose and Objective of Evaluation Within the International Cooperation, activities and projects are increasingly subsumed into programmes which are strategically oriented and focus more on structural impact contributing to transformation and development processes. A central concern of the international community is how to increase the efficiency of International Cooperation and how to align donor policies with the national
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Prepared by the OECD and the EBRD in close consultation with the European Commission this report presents the 2004 edition of the Enterprise Policy Performance Assessment for Albania.
The OECD Centre for Effective Learning Environments (CELE) promotes the exchange and analysis of policy, research and experience in all matters related to educational building.
The aim of the Stability Pact is to strengthen countries in South Eastern Europe in their efforts to foster peace, democracy, human rights, social development, economic prosperity and a favourable environment for sustainable security, in order to achieve stability in the region. These objectives of the Stability Pact were adopted in the Cologne Document and the Sarajevo Declaration, signed in 1999 by more than 40 partner countries and
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Field Study about the projects supported by Austria, in South-East Europe (Slovenia, Croatia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Albania, Serbia and Montenegro/Kosovo)