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Illicit Financial Flows from Developing Countries Click to Access:
This publication identifies the main areas of weakness and potential areas for action to combat money-laundering, tax evasion, foreign bribery, and to identify, freeze and return stolen assets.
SMEs and the credit crunch Click to Access:
After a brief overview of current financing difficulties for SMEs and policy measures to support SME lending during the crisis,this article presents a literature review related to difficulties in SME’s access to finance during the crisis, against a ...


Direct gross insurance premiums Click to Access:
This table includes data on direct gross insurance premiums, as a percentage of GDP. The table is part of the key table collection on insurance and pensions.
Financial Education for Youth Click to Access:
This publication addresses the challenges linked to the introduction of financial education in schools, provides practical guidance and case studies to assist policy makers, as well as a comparative analysis of existing learning frameworks.
Environmental Policies and Risk Finance in the Green Sector Click to Access:
Start-up firms play a crucial role in bringing to the market the innovations needed to move to a greener growth path. Risk finance is essential for allowing new ventures to commercialise new ideas and grow, especially in emerging sectors. Still, very little is known about the drivers and the...

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Did you know that share prices in the US and Euro zone experienced more than a 50% fall during the crisis period?