The 3rd annual OECD Symposium on Public-Private Partnerships was held on 12-13 April 2010 in Paris. The meeting discussed three main topics regarding PPPs.
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The following case study describes successful practices of regulatory management and competitiveness enhancement in the state of Catalonia, Spain.
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The following case study describes successful practices of regulatory management and competitiveness enhancement in the state of British Columbia, Canada.
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The following case study describes successful practices of regulatory management and competitiveness enhancement in the state of Piemonte, Italy.
On 10 March 2010, the OECD and the IPSASB (International Public Sector Accounting Standards Board) organised a joint one-day seminar on the long-term sustainability of public finances.
We expect governments to protect citizens from the adverse consequences of hazardous events. At the same time it is not possible or necessarily in the best interest of citizens for all risks to be removed. A risk-based approach to the design and implementation of regulation can help to ensure that regulatory approaches are efficient, effective and account for risk/risk tradeoffs across policy objectives. Risk-based approaches to the design of regulation and compliance strategies can improve the welfare of citizens by providing better protection, more efficient government services and reduced costs for business. Across the OECD there is great potential to improve the operation of risk policy as few governments have taken steps to develop a coherent risk governance policy for managing regulation.
This publication presents recent OECD research and analysis on risk and regulatory policy. The chapters discuss core challenges today. They offer measures for developing, or improving, coherent risk governance policies. Topics include: challenges in designing regulatory policy frameworks to manage risks; different cultural and legal dimensions of risk regulatory concepts across OECD; analytical models and principles for decision making in uncertain situations; key elements of risk regulation and governance institutions; the use of management-based regulation to help firms make risk-related behavioural changes; an analysis of the risk-based frameworks of regulators in five OECD countries (Australia, Ireland, Netherlands, Portugal, United Kingdom) and across four sectors: environment, food safety, financial markets and health and safety; and the elements for designing formal guidelines for risk prioritisation, assessment, management and communication.
This book sheds light on the use of tax expenditures, mainly through a study of ten OECD countries: Canada, France, Germany, Japan, Korea, Netherlands, Spain, Sweden, the United Kingdom and the United States. It highlights key trends and successful practices.
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Governments are today looking at how to capitalise on their many years of e-government investments, and how to use infrastructures and e-government services already in place to drive through necessary changes in their public sectors ....
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.
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The draft agenda for the Workshop on E-Government Indicators.