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Tax reforms must play a central role in a country’s medium- and long-term development strategy. The report analyses some of the possible tax reforms in the Dominican Republic within a regional and international context of good practices. The fiscal recommendations are made within the context of the institutional frameworks, with particular emphasis on matters of economic policy that should be considered in the reform process.
In Latin American and Caribbean countries the population is growing faster than the world average, intensifying land use and increasing urbanisation. The region is also prone to the negative impact of climate change and natural disasters, putting further pressure on natural resources.
En países latinoamericanos, la población crece a un ritmo mayor que el promedio mundial, lo cual intensifica el uso de la tierra y aumenta la urbanización. La región también es propensa a los impactos negativos del cambio climático y de los desastres naturales.
Country Notes from the publication 'Revenue Statistics in Latin America 1990 - 2010'.
This OECD report provides an analysis of the higher education sector within the economic, social and political context of the Dominican Republic. It looks at access, quality and relevance, the effectiveness and governance of the system, its financing as well as its research and innovation capacity.
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Overall, the EC's development cooperation programme in the Dominican Republic has been flexible over time and has contributed to reducing poverty in key sectors, but has not specifically targeted the socio-equity gap that is a major developmental issue in the country.
Even though the growing middle class in Latin America is becoming an engine of economic progress, it remains economically vulnerable when compared with high income OECD countries, according to the OECD Development Centre’s Latin American Economic Outlook 2010.
Perspectivas Económicas de América Latina 2011
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This Country Program Evaluation with the Dominican Republic (CPE 2004-2008) is the second evaluation by the Office of Evaluation and Oversight (OVE) of the IDB’s programming with the country.
The Latin American Economic Outlook 2010 was presented in Santo Domingo on 9 March 2010, at a seminar hosted by president of the Dominican Republic, Leonel Fernández. A number of ministers and other decision-makers atte