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In Italy a new Code of Conduct for Government Employees came into force in mid-April 2001. The new code reinforces the principles of impartiality, efficiency, responsibility and confidentiality of administrative information already ontained in th...
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Table 2 of Control and Management of Government Regulation ...
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In recent years, governments have increased their efforts to examine how they can acieve policy objectives more cost-effectively through better regulation or different mixes of policy tools.
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This paper analyses the use of economic instruments for control of water pollution in four OECD countries -- Denmark, France, Germany and the Netherlands -- from 1970-1990.
This report presents an integrated assessment of regulatory reform in the Netherlands in areas such as the macroeconomic context, the quality of the public sector, competition policy and enforcement, and integration of market openness, and in sectors such as electricity and telecommunications.&l
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The expanding need for regulation coupled with pressures to reduce the cost of compliance has led to interest in marketable permit or obligation programmes (MPOPs). This paper presents the potential benefits and risks of MPOP's.
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This Report responds to the 1995 request by OECD Ministers that the OECD examine the significance, direction, and means of reform in regulatory regimes in Member countries.
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This publication examines how five member countries implemented budgeting reforms in 1994-95. The reforms focussed on giving spending agencies greater flexibility in using resources, in exchange for holding them responsible for achieving results.
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This collection of papers illustrates the increasing momentum of performance management developments in OECD countries and raises many common issues which must be faced when developing a focus on performance as part of overall public management reform.