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ODA and Investment for Development [electronic resource] : What Guidance Can Be Drawn from Investment Climate Scoreboards? / Hans Christiansen.

Author/Creator:
Christiansen, Hans, author
Publication:
Paris : OECD Publishing, 2004.
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Government document
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1 online resource (50 pages)
Series:
OECD Working Papers on International Investment 18151957 ; no.2004/05.
OECD Working Papers on International Investment 18151957 ; no.2004/05
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Subjects:
Finance and Investment.
Summary:
The present paper was prepared in the context of a joint project between the OECD Investment Committee (IC) and Development Assistance Committee (DAC) on Official Development Assistance and Investment for Development. It responds to discussions at the IC-DAC Workshop on Synergies between ODA and Foreign Direct Investment on 11 March 2004, during which participants opined that development agencies lack information about the quality of the investment climate in developing countries and the likely repercussions for direct investment. The purpose of the present paper is threefold. First, it provides an overview of a variety of scoreboards for the investment climate that have been established by a number of actors, including the World Bank, UNCTAD and several private "think tanks". Second, it documents their similarities and discrepancies in assessing the investment climates of developing, emerging and transition economies (henceforth jointly referred to as "developing countries") ...
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SourceOECD (Online Service)
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Restricted for use by site license.