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The Least Developed Countries Report 2012

The UNCTAD has just published “The Least Developed Countries Report 2012”. The study focuses on how the world’s poorest countries can benefit further from the billions of dollars their ex-patriots send home from jobs overseas – and on how to counteract “brain drain.” According to the report, nationals of the globe’s 48 LDCs sent home …
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Foreign Direct Investment in LDC

The UNCTAD has just launched the report, “Foreign Direct Investment in Least Developed Countries: Lessons Learned from the decade 2001-2010 and the Way Forward”. The study notes that FDI in least developed countries (LDCs) has grown rapidly over the last decade, with their share of global foreign investment flows having effectively doubled. Sadly, however, most …
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Growth, Employment and decent Work in the Least Developed Countries

The International Labour Office (ILO) has just published, “Growth, Employment and decent Work in the Least Developed Countries”. The report recognizes the growth revival in least developed countries (LDC) in the last decade, but argues that major structural challenges in the nature of growth, employment and decent work remain. The study focuses in particular on …
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