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This page provides background information on the use of alternatives to traditional command and control regulations.
This report looks at the progress made to date and the remaining challenges the Norwegian government, long active in using information and technology to improve the quality of public services and modernise government, faces in implementing e-government.
Its e-government strategy has helped Mexico position itself among the top performers of onlines services. This report analyses and assesses remaining challenges and provides a set of proposals for action to deal with the most actual and pressing questions of e-government.
This page provides information on tools which can be used to improve regulatory quality to assess existing or proposed legislation and regulations.
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This checklist was approved by the OECD Council in 1995, the fist internatioanlly accepted set of principles on regulatory quality.
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Glossary of performance-related pay terms.
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The OECD organised an expert meeting on the institutional design of regulatory authorities, which was hosted by the United Kingdom on 10-11 January 2005 in London. The proceedings from the meeting are now available.
This paper presents, discusses and analyses the use of RIA in OECD memberstates, and identifies challenges for developing countries in establishing appropriate RIA systems.
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This report explores the ways in which several types of budget institutions facilitate reallocation. The report looks, among other things, at medium-term expenditure frameworks, rules of budgetary discipline, the role of the minister of finance, and programme review.
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Over the past two decades, governments battling budget pressures and public perceptions of civil servants as under-worked and overpaid have been seeking ways to make the public service perform better. Alongside government re-organisation and privatisation of services such as telecommunications and water, governments have been modernising the management of their civil servants.
The question of how to reward civil servants has remained