This working paper is part of the OECD-Mexico initiative “Strengthening of Economic Competition and Regulatory Improvement for Competitiveness”. It summarises the findings of several case studies on best practices to promote regulatory reform and entrepreneurship at the sub-national level.
This book provides an overview of the underlying problems in delivering services to rural regions.
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The draft agenda for the Workshop on E-Government Indicators.
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On 28 April, at the 2010 Annual Congress of German Administration, Rolf Alter, Director of the Directorate for Public Governance and Territorial Development, spoke about regulatory governance in Germany, effective regulatory policy and its impact.
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The OECD Review of Better Regulation in Germany is one of a series of country reports launched by the OECD in partnership with the European Commission.
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Ce rapport fait l’analyse des questions clés qui sont nécessaires pour dégager le cadre de référence futur pour une bonne gestion de la politique et des réformes de réglementation.
Lors d'un séminaire sur « Comment mieux accompagner les mutations économiques » le Secrétaire général de l'OCDE, A. Gurría a déclaré que des régions prospères et innovatrices, des métropoles dynamiques et solidaires, des territoires ruraux actifs, sont les pièces maîtresses d’une économie mondiale plus forte, plus saine et plus juste.
Le 10ème colloque annuel de l'OCDE sur la comptabilité publique en droits constatés a eu lieu les 8 et 9 mars 2010 à Paris.
OECD's Territorial Review of Toronto, Canada. It finds that the Toronto region is one of the chief economic powerhouses of Canada, generating almost one-fifth of national GDP and 45% of Ontario’s GDP. The region is home to 40% of Canada’s business headquarters and is a main manufacturing hub, with major automotive, biomedical and electronics companies. Toronto is also one of the most diverse metropolitan regions in the world: half of its population is foreign born and it hosted 40% of all immigrants to Canada during 2001-2006.
Nevertheless, the region’s current economic development model is under pressure and its economic performance has been mixed in recent years. From 1995 to 2005, GDP per capita and GDP growth rates were below the Canadian average while its annual economic and labour productivity growth were lower than the average for OECD metropolitan regions. During this period, population growth boosted demand in the construction, sales and retail, professional and financial services sectors. However, the recent decline in the area’s manufacturing jobs has illustrated the structural difficulties of some traditionally strong areas, such as the automotive and electronics industries.
This Review proposes a new sustainable competitiveness agenda to enhance productivity, focusing on innovation, cultural diversity and infrastructure, as well as on green policies. To implement such an agenda, the Review proposes improving the current governance framework by intensifying strategic planning at the level of the Toronto region.
The OECD Benchmark Report on Improving Transparency in Government Procurement Procedures in Iraq provides a detailed analysis of public procurement legislation and practices on how to modernise this government activity which is vulnerable to fraud and corruption.