Reports


  • 14-December-2009

    English

    OECD Science, Technology and Industry Scoreboard 2009: United States Highlights

    This country note, extracted from the STI Scoreboard 2009, explores recent developments in matters relating to innovation, science, technology and globalisation in the United States.

  • 7-December-2009

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    Self-evaluation report: the Paso del Norte region

    The Self-evaluation report for the Paso del Norte (US/MX) region was prepared by The Paso del Norte Group, as an input to the OECD Review of Higher Education in Regional and City Development.

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  • 7-décembre-2009

    Français

    Des emplois pour les jeunes/Jobs for Youth : ETATS UNIS

    Des emplois pour les jeunes/Jobs for Youth : ETATS UNIS

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  • 18-August-2009

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    Outcome-focused Management in the United States

    The Government Performance and Results Act of 1993 (GPRA, the Results Act) established a performance management framework for federal departments and agencies. The framework consists of agency Strategic Plans, Annual Performance Plans and Annual Performance Reports. Additionally, the Director of the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) annually prepares a Government-wide Performance Plan. Approximately 100 Cabinet departments,

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  • 13-August-2009

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    Countering Uncertainty in Budget Forecasts

    Federal budget procedures in the United States require forecasts and projections over several distinct periods of time: short term (18-24 months ahead), medium term (both 5- and 10-year horizons), and long term (as much as 75 years in the future). In the United States, the intermediate estimates have taken on increased significance with many press accounts referring to 10-year estimates. In addition to various time periods, the

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  • 11-August-2009

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    Accountability Institutions and the Policy Process: The United States Experience

    Accountability is now acknowledged as an important element in good governance in the public sector. The term itself is complex, covering many aspects including: the move from accounting to accountability; the need to increase transparency; the importance of the political interface; the distinction between internal and external accountability; the use of accountability information; the interaction of accountability systems with other

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  • 29-July-2009

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    Performance Budgeting in the United States

    This article describes the history of performance management in the United States government, including the Budget and Performance Integration initiative (BPI), the Program Assessment Rating Tool (PART), and the dedicated Internet site www.ExpectMore.gov.

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  • 6-July-2009

    English

    Aid for Trade at a Glance 2009 - United States

    The Aid for Trade at a Glance 2009: Maintaining Momentum report presents the results of the second monitoring exercise of the Aid for Trade Initiative and documents its success so far.

  • 29-May-2009

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    Eco-Innovation Policies in the United States

    This report inventories eco-innovation policies in the US. Similar reports are available on selected non-EU OECD members: Australia, Canada, Japan, Korea, Mexico, New Zealand and Turkey. They complement national roadmaps developed by EU member states under the Env. Technology Action Plan.

  • 19-mai-2009

    Français

    Faire respecter les normes environnementales : Tendances et bonnes pratiques

    En dépit des progrès accomplis ces dernières années, certains des principaux objectifs environnementaux des pays de l’OCDE ne sont pas en voie d’être atteints. Ces difficultés s’expliquent notamment par un respect insuffisant des obligations réglementaires.

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