Haiti Health Financing Profile

Haiti Health Financing Profile

Since the 2010 earthquake, the government of Haiti has worked to rebuild the country’s health system and ensure sufficient mobilization and allocation of funds for the health sector. However, while total health expenditure (THE) per capita has increased in recent years, government health expenditure (GHE) per capita has decreased. THE in Haiti was US$160 ...

Western Sydney: an Economic Profile Briefing Paper No 6/2012

Western Sydney: an Economic Profile Briefing Paper No 6/2012

This paper identifies key economic facts and figures for Western Sydney, one of NSW's most significant economic, social and political regions. These facts and figures are contextualised by demographic statistics, research on projections for the NSW economy and relevant NSW, Commonwealth and Local Government policies. Defining Western Sydney Defining West ...

Australia March 2017 OVERVIEW

Australia March 2017 OVERVIEW

This Overview is extracted from the 2017 Economic Survey of Australia. The Survey is published on the responsibility of the Economic and Development Review Committee (EDRC) of the OECD, which is charged with the examination of the economic situation of member countries. This document and any map included herein are without prejudice to the status of or s ...

Taxation in Gibraltar the Budget 2019

Taxation in Gibraltar the Budget 2019

The Chief Minister announced the following increases to allowances with effect 1 July 2019: • The low income earners allowance so that any taxpayer with income of £11,450 or less (2018/2019: £11,200) will not pay any income tax; • Personal Allowance and Spouse/Civil Partner’s Allowance from £3,385 to £3,455; • One Parent Family Allowance from £5,575 to £ ...

Ghana’S Intended Nationally Determined Contribution (INDC) and Accompanying Explanatory Note

Ghana’S Intended Nationally Determined Contribution (INDC) and Accompanying Explanatory Note

In preparing and submitting its INDC, Ghana is mindful of its international obligations as a Party to the UNFCCC while simultaneously pursuing a national development agenda that seeks to achieve the long-standing objective of becoming a fully-fledged middle-income economy. Ghana’s response to the threats posed to this objective by the impacts of climate ...

Economy Profile El Salvador

Economy Profile El Salvador

The project provides objective measures of business regulations and their enforcement across 190 economies and selected cities at the subnational and regional level. Doing Business The project, launched in 2002, looks at domestic small and medium-size companies and measures the regulations applying to them through their life cycle. Doing Business capture ...

OECD Economic Surveys Costa Rica

OECD Economic Surveys Costa Rica

Economic and social progress has been impressive Costa Rica has achieved strong well-being and robust economic growth. Almost universal access to education, health care and pensions have contributed to high levels of life satisfaction. This has been facilitated by robust economic growth and continued convergence towards OECD living standards. Poverty, in ...

Central African Republics

Central African Republics

The Central African Republic (CAR) has suffered from many decades of political upheaval and military crises that have had serious consequences on all sectors of the country. There is a chronic lack of infrastructure, with very little effective government presence outside the capital, Bangui, posing serious logistical and administrative challenges to oper ...

Economy Profile Cabo Verde

Economy Profile Cabo Verde

The project provides objective measures of business regulations and their enforcement across 190 economies and selected cities at the subnational and regional level. Doing Business The project, launched in 2002, looks at domestic small and medium-size companies and measures the regulations applying to them through their life cycle. Doing Business capture ...

2018 African Economic Outlook Angola

2018 African Economic Outlook Angola

Angola’s growth was negatively affected by the decline in international oil prices and consequent foreign currency shortages, which hampered economic activity and job creation opportunities, triggering an economic downturn, with growth of just 0.1% in 2016. Growth has since returned to a positive trend and averaged 1.1% in 2017 owing to better performanc ...

Method of Earning Dash Coin Online

Method of Earning Dash Coin Online

The basic underlying technology behind the Dash cryptocurrency is the blockchain. Blockchain is a dissipated and non-centralized log book of the transactions which are taking place inside the ecosystem of the Dash coin cryptocurrency. Security of the blockchain is maintained by a mechanism of consensus which is known as proof of the work. In short it is ...

Education and Socio-Economic Development of Durres During the Albanian Process of Transition

Education and Socio-Economic Development of Durres During the Albanian Process of Transition

The purpose of this paper is to describe some of the critical social-economic development transformations in Durrës as one of the most economically important cities of Albania. Since the fall of communism, Durrës is overcoming a critical economic situation, which has had an adverse impact on its social indicators. Actually, after two decades, the process ...

The Effect of a Stock Market Collapse on Silver & Gold

The Effect of a Stock Market Collapse on Silver & Gold

Many investors hold gold and silver to hedge against various economic crises. But does this hedge hold up during stock market crashes? Knowing what effect a market plunge and subsequent dollar collapse will have on silver and gold is vital to making investment decisions now and then deciding what course to take should a major recession or depression occu ...

Republic of Belarus 2018 Article Iv Consultation

Republic of Belarus 2018 Article Iv Consultation

Under Article IV of the IMF’s Articles of Agreement, the IMF holds bilateral discussions with members, usually every year. In the context of the 2018 Article IV consultation with the Republic of Belarus, the following documents have been released and are included in this package: • A Press Release summarizing the views of the Executive Board as expressed ...

Anti-Money Laundering and Counter-Terrorist Financing Measures Kingdom of Bahrain

Anti-Money Laundering and Counter-Terrorist Financing Measures Kingdom of Bahrain

This report summarises the AML/CFT measures in place in the Kingdom of Bahrain as at the date of the on-site visit (7-22 November 2017). It analyses the level of compliance with the FATF 40 Recommendations and the level of effectiveness of Bahrain’s AML/CFT system, and provides recommendations on how the system could be strengthened.

Political and Economic Dynamics of Herat

Political and Economic Dynamics of Herat

Building on a broader program of study by the United States Institute of Peace (USIP) on the intersection of political, economic, and conflict dynamics in Afghanistan, this report examines the political economy of Herat Province and its capital city. It both identifies trends over the past decade that have affected many major Afghan cities and examines H ...