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Private sector and development

Getting back on the rails (2009)

This report examines the different parts of the private sector and channels by which it can contribute to development. Developing country governments must able to make the right policies, introduce the right regulations, and build the right institutions to strengthen its contribution.

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The Benefits of Foreign Direct Investment: Is foreign investment in Bolivia’s oil and gas sector delivering? (2007)

While the positive benefits of foreign investment are widely promoted, there is also a growing recognition both that benefits are not automatic and that foreign investment can also bring costs with it.

This report analyses the costs and benefits associated with foreign investment in the oil and gas sector in Bolivia, and quantifies the real contribution that the sector has made to the Bolivian economy since privatisation at the end of 1996.

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Flagship or failure (2006)

This paper looks at corporate behaviour and OECD guidelines for multinational enterprises.

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BAT in its own words (2005)

Using British American Tobacco's own documents, this report reveals BAT's response to corporate social responsibility.

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