Monday May 11, 2015

OECD.Stat helps you extract data from across datasets. It is available, as a licensed database, to Carleton University students, faculty and staff, via the OECD iLibrary.

Please note: you must be logged in as a member of the Carleton University community to access this information. Use your CarletonOne account.

OECD.Stat includes data and metadata for OECD countries and selected non-member economies. OECD.Stat enables users to search for and extract data from across many databases under different themes such as agriculture and fisheries, development, economic projections, education and training, energy, environment, finance, globalisation, health, national accounts, productivity, regional statistics, social and welfare, etc.

(Source: OECD)

This first appeared on the MADGICAL Web on January 19, 2015.

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Tuesday May 05, 2015

Aftermath of the crisis: policy lessons and challenges ahead for Latin America and the Caribbean is a 2013 report, published by the Inter-American Development Bank.

Latin America and the Caribbean showed remarkable resilience by avoiding financial crises so prevalent in previous episodes of global financial turmoil.

The goal of this report:

1. Understand the reasons for this resilience
2. Highlight policy lessons that emerges from the analysis of both the region and the international financial community
3. Identify critical macroeconomic policy challenges for the region in the aftermath of the global financial crisis

(Source: Inter-American Development Bank)

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Tuesday April 28, 2015

Global value chains and developing country employment: a literature review is a 2013 paper, published by the OECD and is
no. 156 of the OECD trade policy paper series.

This literature review focuses on the labour market impacts of three processes that lie at the core of GVC development: importing, exporting and foreign direct investment (FDI).

The paper includes two case studies - electronics in Asia and services in Chile - that demonstrate the complexity of the issues involved.

(Source: OECD)

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