Northern Ireland is currently undertaking public administration reforms organised around three main objectives: improving strategic approaches, improving operational delivery of services to citizens and businesses, and improving engagement with people. This review supports those reforms by providing an assessment and recommendations on a wide range of issues, including strategy-setting and co-ordination, strategic government-wide human resources management, open government, regulatory reform and digital government. It highlights areas where Northern Ireland possesses strengths upon which to build future reforms and suggests actions for the future. This is the first Public Governance Review to be conducted by the OECD at the subnational level.
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This note presents selected findings based on the set of well-being indicators published in How's Life? 2016.
The Secretary-General spoke at the Anti-Corruption Summit, hosted by Prime Minister David Cameron. He also met with leaders attending the event and signed a memorandum of understanding with Italian National Anti-Corruption Authority.
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The economic consequences of Brexit: A taxing decision
Une sortie britannique de l’UE saperait instantanément la confiance et engendrerait des incertitudes qui se traduiraient par un PIB inférieur de 3 % à l’horizon 2020, soit 2 200 GBP par foyer. Dans une nouvelle étude publiée aujourd’hui, l’OCDE conclut déjà à une accumulation de coûts de cette nature.
The Economic Consequences of Brexit: A Taxing Decision
Leaving Europe would impose a "Brexit tax" on generations to come. Instead of funding public services, this tax would be a pure deadweight loss, with no economic benefit, said OECD Secretary-General in London.
This database provides information on environmentally related taxes, fees and charges, tradable permit systems, deposit refund systems, environmentally motivated subsidies and voluntary approaches used in environmental policy in OECD member countries and a number of other countries. Developed in co-operation between the OECD and the European Environment Agency.
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The United Kingdom has the 9th lowest tax wedge among the 34 OECD member countries. The country occupied the same position in 2014. The average single worker in the United Kingdom faced a tax wedge of 30.8% in 2015, compared with the OECD average of 35.9%.
The OECD was invited by the Laganside Corporation to analyse the impact made by the Corporation and its contribution to the economic and regeneration of Belfast. The OECD Team used four key factors to assess the Corporation: economic, leadership, governance and implementation roles.