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- DocumentOECD Development Centre, 1997The paper evaluates the economics of foreign investment regulation for pension funds, with a focus on developing countries, where fully-funded pension systems are being started de novo. The analysis produces three observations.DocumentOECD Development Centre, 1997Corruption comes in many varieties. In different countries it has different determining factors, forms and impacts on development. In any given context, effective policy design calls for an accurate understanding of how corruption functions in that context.Document
Capital humain, ouverture extérieure et croissance: estimation sur données de panel d'un modèle à coefficients variablesOECD Development Centre, 1997In this paper we discuss the available empirical evidence on the macro-economic impact of human capital on growth. As it has been observed recently, initially significant results observed in cross-country regressions are challenged when time series information is entered, through panel data estimations.DocumentOECD Development Centre, 1997While the world has been mesmerised by China’s emergence as a major player in international trade, now being one of the world’s top ten traders, and also as an absorber of international capital (second only to the United States), China’s state-owned and other public sector enterprises have been quietly growing in importance as a source of international capital.DocumentOECD Development Centre, 1997In principle, the sovereign credit rating industry could help mitigate the congestion externalities common to world capital markets that arise from the failure of market participants to internalise the social cost of external borrowings.Document
Guidelines for Aid Agencies on Global and Regional Aspects of the Development and Protection of the Marine and Coastal EnvironmentOECD Development Co-operation Directorate: DAC Guidelines, 1999The first aim of these guidelines is to present a summary of major issues relating to the state of the marine and coastal environment, and to identify institutional and other approaches for its protection. The second aim is to suggest activities which aid agencies can support to achieve this objective.DocumentOrganisation for Economic Co-operation and Development, 1995DocumentOrganisation for Economic Co-operation and Development, 1999Analyses the possible effects of tariff escalation on the environment. Tariff escalation has been suggested to be a source of environmental harm to exporting countries by shifting economic activity of exporting countries towards primary production and away from processing. This leads to “excess” extraction of natural resources, with the consequent degradation of the resource base.DocumentOrganisation for Economic Co-operation and Development, 1999Short-term economic indicators play an important role in the assessment of current cyclical situations and in the establishment of forecasts.