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Cities are home to over half of the world’s population. Cities characterise many of today’s global economic and environmental challenges and deliver cost-effective policy responses. Latest news: Policy Perspectives on Cities and Climate Change.
Helping improve public governance and management in European Union Candidate Countries, Potential Candidates, and European Neighbourhood Policy partners is the mission of a joint OECD-EU initiative, the SIGMA programme.
Overview of the work of the OECD Regulatory Policy Division and the Regulatory Policy Committee.
The Municipality of Hermosillo in Mexico shows a 12% progress in the implementation of OECD recommendations to simplify formalities to boost entrepreneurship and create employment.
This draft Recommendation aims to support public procurement as a crucial pillar of strategic governance. This draft will provide clear and effective guidance on how to implement a public procurement system that uses state-of-the-art tools and techniques to use public funds sustainably and efficiently.
This study aims to assess the degree of institutional fragmentation of transport and land use planning in Chicago. It provides an overview of local governments in metropolitan Chicago and mechanisms for coordination. Five main challenges are identified.
Recent work is focusing on the contractual approach of multi-level governance, the design of grants transferred from central to sub national levels of government and the variety of agreements between municipalities.
This programme addresses a key concern to governments and namely demonstrates how regulatory governance improvements deliver economic benefits to business and citizens as well as broader public welfare.
The OECD organises annual expert workshops on topics related to measuring regulatory performance. Past meetings have focussed on best practice in implementing the 2012 OECD Recommendation, on measuring compliance costs, on developing a measurement framework for regulatory performance, on the use of perception surveys and on indicators of Regulatory Management Systems.
These Principles address the different facets of a regulator’s governance and provides guidance on the institutional arrangements for regulators.