Thailand has made impressive economic and social progress over the past several decades, but must now take further steps to transform its economy and ensure that prosperity is shared more equally across the country, according to a new report from the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development.
Las Perspectivas Económicas de América Latina 2018 se centran en el análisis de la creciente desconexión entre ciudadanos e instituciones públicas en la región de América Latina y el Caribe, ilustrada por una disminución de la confianza, la falta de buenos empleos y la disminución de la satisfacción con servicios públicos clave como salud y educación.
The Latin American Economic Outlook 2018 focuses on the analysis of the increasing disconnect between citizens and public institutions in the Latin American and the Caribbean region, illustrated by a decline of trust, the lack of good jobs and the decreasing satisfaction with key public services such as health and education.
Tax revenues in Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC) dipped in 2016, falling further behind average OECD country levels, but a recovery is likely in subsequent years, according to Revenue Statistics in Latin America and the Caribbean 2018. The average tax-to-GDP ratio stood at 22.7% in 2016, a fall of 0.3 percentage points since 2015, the report says.
Australia’s active global engagement on development and its focus on fragile small island states and disaster risk reduction are commendable. However successive cuts to the country’s aid budget since 2013 are impairing its efforts, according to the latest DAC Peer Review of Australia.
Though philanthropic flows are relatively modest compared to official development assistance (ODA), their contribution is substantial in certain sectors, according to a new OECD report. For the first time, Private Philanthropy for Development uses global, comparable data to analyse how private foundations are supporting development.
Gaps in data covering refugees, asylum seekers, migrants and internally displaced populations are endangering the lives and well-being of millions of children on the move, warned five UN and partner agencies today.
A success story of international development itself, Korea is now a driving force in global aid, focusing on the neediest countries and shaping strategy by sharing its experience and bridging the gap between rich and poor countries. Korea will have even greater impact if it can produce a clear plan to increase aid volumes in line with its stated ambitions, according to a new OECD Review.
The Union for the Mediterranean (UfM) and the OECD today signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to intensify co-operation to advance inclusive and sustainable growth in the Southern Mediterranean region.
De qué manera los migrantes contribuyen a las economías de los países en desarrollo muestra que las percepciones negativas con frecuencia son injustificadas. El informe señala que los migrantes no constituyen una carga para las economías de los países de destino; su impacto sobre los mercados laborales, el crecimiento económico y las finanzas públicas con frecuencia es positivo aunque relativamente limitado.