• 10-December-2009


    Plan Avanza: Information Society Strategy for Spain

    Plan Avanza is an initiative of the Spanish Government to place Spain in a leading position within the Information and Knowledge Society. As part of its review, the OECD and the Government of Spain hosted an international workshop with policy experts to discuss the preliminary finding

  • 11-August-2009

    English, , 124kb

    Fiscal Discipline in a Decentralised Administration: The Spanish Experience

    This article analyses the experience of the Spanish government in achieving financial equilibrium between 1998 and 2003 and the institutional mechanisms for maintaining budget stability. Spain has a high degree of fiscal decentralisation; thus compliance with the budget discipline requirements of the European Stability and Growth Pact is somewhat complex. To ensure that all levels of government contribute to fulfilling Spain’s

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  • 19-June-2009


    OECD Rural Policy Reviews: Spain 2009

    The radical transformation that Spanish rural areas have experienced in the past few decades suggest, as it has occurred in many OECD countries, a new approach to rural policy. Spain has recently undertaken a major reform of its rural policies, including the merger of the Ministry of Agriculture with the Ministry of the Environment and the recently approved Law on Sustainable Development of Rural Areas.  This new framework creates a multi-sectoral and place-based “rural policy of state”, making Spain better equipped to address the challenges and opportunities of rural areas.

    This report – undertaken at the same time as the reforms were being implemented – will interest both policy makers engaged in similar reform processes and others working on issues such the “political economy” of reforms, rural tourism, renewable energies, rural clusters, development of peri-urban areas and public service delivery in remote rural areas.

  • 1-October-2007


    Globalisation and Regional Economies: Can OECD Regions Compete in Global Industries?

    Despite concern about the negative impacts of globalisation on the economies of OECD regions, "Globalisation and Regional Economies" presents evidence that region-specific advantages remain a significant source of productivity gain for firms.

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  • 7-December-2006


    Competitive Regional Clusters: National Policy Approaches

    "Competitive Regional Clusters: National Policy Approaches" analyses the objectives, targeting, instruments and inter-governmental role sharing used by 26 programmes in 14 OECD countries.

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  • 1-juillet-2005

    Français, , 1,699kb

    La réaffectation des ressources : le rôle des institutions budgétaires (publication de l'OCDE)

    Cet ouvrage analyse l'impact que quatre institutions intervenant dans le processus budgétaire ont sur la réaffectation des ressources : les cadres de dépenses à moyen terme, les règles de discipline budgétaire, le rôle du ministre des Finances, et l'examen des programmes.

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  • 28-février-2003

    Français, , 179kb

  • 18-October-2001


    OECD Territorial Reviews, Teruel, Spain (2001)

    Please find here a brief description of one of our regional territorial reviews and links to the OECD bookshop with further information on the publication.

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