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The Swiss Parliament hosted the second annual meeting of OECD parliamentary budget officials in Bern, 11-12 February 2010. The term "parliament" is used as a generic term to refer not only to parliaments, but also to congresses, national assemblies, and legislatures.
This report explores what generates growth at the regional level. Based on in-depth econometric modelling and analyses, this report reframes the debate on regional policy and development, emphasising that opportunities for growth exist in all regions.
A special MENA session on regional learning experiences was held in Paris, 5 May 2009, to discuss the Joint Learning Studies with Morocco, Yemen and Jordan.
This review of regional policy in Sweden explores the potential for enhanced innovation and entrepreneurship and provides recommendations to strengthen Sweden’s regional development strategies through improved governance mechanisms, both regionally and across levels of government.
Recent reforms have improved Mexico’s overall budget framework, helping it to withstand the current global crisis, but further reforms are needed to ensure long-term fiscal sustainability, according to the OECD Secretary-General.
This review discusses the recent reforms in Mexico and the current systems for budget formulation, the role of Congress, budget execution and financial management, and accountability for results (performance budgeting), and makes recommendations for further action.
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This presentation was made by Elizabeth Montoya, Chief of staff/Director of external affairs, Office of Personnel Management, United States, at the Experts meeting on Building a stronger and a fairer public service by fostering diversity, held at the OECD Conference centre on 1st October 2009.
This Working Paper provides a comparative perspective on the application of quality regulation principles to financial sector regulators, in the US, Canada, Australia, the UK and France.
Information Society (IS) strategies are regarded today by policy-makers and stakeholders as powerful instruments for societal change, and for the building of competitive, equitable and sustainable knowledge economies.
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