Following years of unsustainable economic policies, Argentina has undertaken a bold turnaround in policies, which has helped to stabilise the economy and avoid another crisis. Building on this reform progress should help lay the foundations to raise the material living standards and well-being of all Argentinians, including the most vulnerable. This Survey discusses the challenges ahead and the policy options to address these challenges. Improvements in the areas of regulation on product markets, labour markets, competition, taxes, infrastructure, education, trade policy and financial markets would streghten investment and productivity, which are the basis for sustainable income gains. Some of these reforms will involve adjustment costs as jobs will be lost in some firms and sectors and created in others, but well-designed policies can protect the poor and vulnerable from the burden of adjustment. A current focus on strengthening the social safety net and efforts to improve the quality of education are part of such policies, as is labour market support for affected workers. The benefits of stronger growth will depend on improving the distribution of income, which is currently very unequal and leaves one third of the population in poverty, with more at risk of falling into poverty. Efforts are also underway to reduce inequalities in the access to quality education. Public transfers to reduce inequality and poverty will continue to play an important role, together with stronger efforts to curb labour market informality.
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These ready-made tables and charts provide for snapshot of aid (Official Development Assistance) for all DAC Members as well as recipient countries and territories. Summary reports by regions (Africa, America, Asia, Europe, Oceania) and the world are also available.
Some 16 years after joining the OECD Anti-Bribery Convention, Argentina remains in serious non-compliance.
This page contains all information relating to implementation of the OECD Anti-Bribery Convention in Argentina.
The OECD Working Group on Bribery will release a review of Argentina’s efforts to fight foreign bribery on Friday, 24 March 2017 at 11.00 CET/07.00 Buenos Aires time.
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Country note from Going for Growth 2017 for Argentina
Como parte de los esfuerzos para estrechar la cooperación entre la OCDE y Argentina y contribuir al avance de la agenda de reforma de políticas públicas del país, el Ministro de Finanzas de Argentina Nicolás Dujovne, ha presentado un Plan de Acción al Secretario General de la OCDE, Angel Gurría.
As part of efforts to deepen co-operation between the OECD and Argentina and contribute to the country’s public policy and reform agenda, Argentina’s Finance Minister Nicolás Dujovne has presented an Action Plan to OECD Secretary-General Angel Gurría.
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Un tercio de los jóvenes pobres de Argentina no estudia ni trabaja: Una investigación de la Organización para la Cooperación y el Desarrollo Económico (OCDE) revela que los “ni-ni” llegan al 35,6% en esa franja social. Y que en la clase media el registro es del 10 por ciento. Un cuadro similar se expresa en las posibilidades de conseguir trabajo.
The School is organising specialised courses on socio-economic development and creating an international platform to exchange experiences and knowledge between public officers and practitioners from OECD member and non member countries that deals with cooperation and local development issues. The Eighth edition will take place from 17th to 28th July, 2017 (Trento, Italy). Applications open.