This new report examines the phenomenon of discontent. Between the global financial crisis and the COVID-19 pandemic, discontent surged around the world. It was especially evident in middle-income countries and was often most acute amongst the middle classes that have emerged in developing countries over recent decades.Read more
Building trust. Fighting fake news. Mobilising partners. For organisations in the development sector, good communications has never been more important. The OECD Development Communication Network (DevCom) helps its members find better ways to engage citizens for their work.Read more
OECD Multi-Dimensional Country Reviews are a tool adapted to the realities of developing economies. It will look at how a country is performing with regards to meeting the multiple objectives of growth, sustainability and equity, looking not just at the absolute levels which a country has achieved but also at how the underlying dynamics of a country’s development process affects these objectives.Read more
The OECD Development Centre identifies and frames critical global issues and brings them to the global development debate through our engagement with global actors and processes such as the G20 and the post-2015 discussions. Our Perspectives on Global Development series and other research on global challenges provide analysis and an evidence base to underpin development understanding and decision-making.
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