Over the past five years, behavioural economics has been rapidly propelled from the margins of economic analysis towards the policy mainstream. In this context, this study offers an international review of the initial applications of behavioural economics to policy, with a particular focus on regulatory policy. It describes the extent to which behavioural findings have begun to influence public policy in a number of OECD countries,
Understanding how people behave can help governments and regulators design and deliver policies which enable citizens to make better decisions and actions for themselves.
This blog, written by ODI's Anna Locke, discusses land governance and transparency definitions, initiatives and key lessons. The post is part of Wikiprogress' spotlight on governance.
This blog post on trust in governments is a compilation of presentations given at the OECD Workshop entitled "Joint Learning for an OECD Trust Strategy", held on 14 October 2013.
This report highlights the changing landscape of risk and crisis communications and in particular how social media can be a beneficial tool, but also create challenges for crisis managers.
The OECD High Level Risk Forum (HLRF) brings together policy makers from government, practitioners from the private sector and civil society, and experts from think tanks and academia to identify and share good practices with the aim to deepen understanding of how to govern and manage complex national risks.
This blog, by Wikichild co-ordinator Melinda George, takes a look at the well-being aspects and the quality of public service provision in the OECD's "Government at a Glance 2013" report. The post is part of Wikiprogress' December spotlight on governance.
Un nouveau rapport de l’OCDE indique que la métropole d’Aix-Marseille doit surmonter ses fragmentations en matière de gouvernance afin de renouer avec une croissance plus inclusive et durable.
If governments at all levels work together to unleash the potential of cities and regions as engines of economic dynamism, they will greatly benefit national recovery and will create conditions for a better life, said OECD Secretary-General.
Dans les pays de la zone OCDE, certaines villes et régions ont été davantage touchées par la crise économique que d’autres. Ce constat appelle de meilleures politiques régionales aux différents niveaux de gouvernement afin de promouvoir une reprise inclusive et durable, selon deux nouveaux rapports de l’OCDE.