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Early childhood education and care experienced a surge of policy attention in OECD countries during the 1990s. Women – including mothers of young children - were joining the labour market in ever greater numbers, with a corresponding need for more childcare places and long-day kindergarten. Policy makers recognised that equitable access to quality early childhood education and care could both support the social needs of families and
Per migliorare la governance, i governi dei Paesi Membri dell’OCSE hanno di recente creato e sostenuto reti di partenariato a livello locale o regionale. I partenariati facilitano la concertazione, la cooperazione e il coordinamento.
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Regulatory reform has emerged as an important policy area in OECD and non-OECD countries. Experience shows that institutional capacities and instruments are of crucial importance for a successful regulatory reform policy. This report on Gov...
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In this report, the country summarizes the main developments in competition law and policy in 2000-2001.
Organic agriculture has recently seen spectacular growth in many OECD countries and is viewed as an environmentally benign alternative to intensive production. The organics market currently provides one of few conduits through which consumers can...
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In this report, the country summarizes the main developments in competition law and policy in 1999-2000.
Investment in information technologies has by no means been confined to the United States and yet, average European or Japanese growth experience has been quite different.
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This working paper provides a preliminary overview of the main hospital administrative data sets potentially available in Australia, Belgium, Canada, Denmark, Finland, France, United Kingdom, Italy, Sweden and the United States.
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The US Regulatory Impact Analysis Program as it operates today was established essentially in its present form by President Reagan 20 years ago, less than a month after he took office.
Les gestionnaires des établissements scolaires et des systèmes éducatifs n’ont pas la tâche facile car on demande partout aux écoles d’en faire davantage qu’autrefois. Ils sont en outre confrontés à un environnement complexe et soumis à des pressions sans fin, à la fois pour économiser les ressources et pour améliorer les performances. Comment les écoles et les systèmes éducatifs réagissent-ils face à ces défis majeurs ? Quel est le