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  • African Economic Outlook 2006/2007by OECD Publishing; OECD Development Centre

    Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development 2007; US$ 112.00

    This fact-filled reference book brings the reader the latest available economic information for most of the economies of Africa.  Drawing on the expertise of both the African Development Bank and the OECD, it opens with an overview that examines the international environment, macroeconomic performance, progress towards attaining the Millennium... more...

  • The Visible Hand of China in Latin Americaby OECD Publishing; OECD Development Centre

    Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development 2007; US$ 49.00

    For the first time in its history, Latin America can benefit from not one but three major engines of world growth. Until the 1980s, the United States was the region’s major trade partner. In the 1990s, a second growth engine emerged with the European investment boom in Latin America. Now, at the dawn of the new century, the increasing global economic... more...

  • Latin American Economic Outlook 2008by OECD Publishing; OECD Development Centre

    Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development 2007; US$ 70.00

    While democratic regimes seem to be firmly rooted in the region, Latin American economies continue to experience sustained economic growth, benefiting from the ongoing process of globalisation. This Latin American Economic Outlook , the first volume in an annual series by the OECD Development Centre, provides original insights and comparative... more...

  • Policy Coherence for Development 2007by OECD Publishing; OECD Development Centre

    Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development 2007; US$ 56.00

    This edition of the Development Centre's annual report on policy coherence focuses on migration.  The book examines the costs and benefits of migration for developing countries and how these flows can be better organised to yield greater benefits for all parties concerned -- migrant-sending countries, migrant-receiving countries, and... more...

  • Business for Developmentby OECD Publishing; OECD Development Centre

    Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development 2007; US$ 56.00

    The days when it was thought that the development process could and should be managed by governments alone are long past. The challenge today is how to involve other parts of society such as the private sector and NGOs. This book details the activities of the private sector in developing and emerging economies and demonstrates how these activities... more...

  • Gaining from Migrationby OECD Publishing; OECD Development Centre

    Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development 2007; US$ 33.00

    This report presents a summary of recommendations on how we can all gain from migration. They are the result of a multi-faceted project undertaken in partnership with the European Commission to rethink the management of the emerging mobility system. New ideas, based on an exhaustive review of past policy experiences in Europe and elsewhere, are... more...

  • Chinese Economic Performance in the Long Runby OECD Publishing; OECD Development Centre

    Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development 2007; US$ 54.00

    The study provides a major reassessment of the scale and scope of China’s resurgence over the past half century, employing quantitative measurement techniques which are standard practice in OECD countries. It uses a comparative approach to explain why China’s role in the world economy has changed so dramatically in the last thousand years.... more...

  • Development Centre Studies Informal Institutionsby OECD Publishing; OECD Development Centre

    Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development 2007; US$ 49.00

    Informal institutions — family and kinship structures, traditions, and social norms — not only matter for development, but they are often decisive factors in shaping policy outcomes in environments of weak states and poor governance structures. Based on concrete examples in the areas of gender equality, governance and private sector development,... more...

  • Public-Private Dialogue in Developing Countriesby OECD Publishing; OECD Development Centre

    Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development 2007; US$ 33.00

    Putting aside the euphoria of supporters of public-private dialogue (PPD) and the doom prophecies of its detractors, this analysis identifies the advantages that it can bring, while cautioning against the very real dangers it can present to fragile states and relatively recent democracies. The type of state involved, the level of organisation within... more...

  • Promoting Work and Well-Beingby OECD Publishing; OECD Development Centre

    Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development 2008; US$ 42.00

    This book analyses the opportunities and conditions of employment throughout the Black Sea region and Central Asia. It examines how different countries deal with social issues affecting well-being. It presents, thus, both a country-based view and a whole-region analysis that will be useful for policy makers and civil society in responding to the challenges... more...