The Italian Chamber of Deputies hosted the first annual meeting of OECD parliamentary budget officials in Rome, 26-27 February 2009. The meeting opened with a welcome address by Rosy Bindi, Vice-President of the Italian Camera dei deputati.
This report looks at how Japan monitors, prepares for and responds to floods and earthquakes. It identifies good practices and areas where improvements could be made.
OECD Territorial Reviews: Cape Town, South Africa, aims to provide a detailed diagnosis and solutions for improving the competitiveness and governance of the Cape Town metropolitan region.
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This report updates and extends the earlier work of the OECD on alternatives to traditional regulation, drawing on the experiences of individual countries in using alternative approaches. It also provides a framework to assist policy makers in selecting those instruments that are particularly applicable in different circumstances, facilitating the desire of many countries to reduce red tape and the burdens imposed on agents by
This report analyses the key socio-economic forces at work in China’s rural areas and discusses the current government strategy for rural development
The 6th annual meeting of OECD-Asian Senior Budget Officials, hosted by the Thai Bureau of the Budget, took place in Bangkok on 12-13 February 2009.
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This guide draws on the experience of, and policy dialogue between, member countries of the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) and Middle East and North African countries (MENA). It reviews common barriers to designing and implementing a strategy for administrative simplification and offers 22 approaches to overcome them, providing a synthesis of good practices among policy makers and practitioners working
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This questionnaire was used to produce a series of comparative regulatory indicators, covering regulatory frameworks, impacts and performance of regulated activities across the OECD members.
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En este documento se recogen las experiencias y las lecciones aprendidas por 22 países socios de África, América Latina y Asia.
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This indicator questionnaire is a revision of the 1998 regulatory indicator questionnaire on government capacity to produce high quality regulation.