An ageing population creates immediate pressures for changes in both service delivery and in human resources management in government. This report reviews strategies to address these pressing issues and provides a snapshot of ageing policies and actions in nine OECD countries.
"OECD Territorial Reviews: Germany" discusses the challenges and opportunities of German rural areas. It will be of interest to policy makers, researchers, NGOs and others active in rural development.
This report examines whether the goal of reducing administrative burdens is sufficient in itself for e-government to transform public administrations, and ways governmental cross-level partnerships to deliver ICT-enabled services may simplify the relationship with citizens and businesses.
Red tape is burdensome to companies, inhibits entrepreneurship, and reduces competitiveness.
The OECD network of Senior Budget Officials from Central, Eastern and South-Eastern European Countries (CESEE SBO) was established in 2004 in The Hague. Its third meeting took place on 20-21 March 2007 in Vilnius, Lithuania.
The "OECD Rural Policy Reviews: Mexico" argues that although home to a large population that is highly dispersed and largely living in poverty, the countryside's vast human resources and the natural, cultural and physical assets could contribute to national development.
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In the early 1990‘s Sweden made an impressive change in the direction of its competition law and policy.
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Since the first half of the 1990s, Swedish regulators have been kept busy with a range of issues, covering for instance deregulation, privatisation and accession to the European Union.
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This report analyses regulatory policies, institutions and tools in Sweden from a regulatory policy perspective in an international context.
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The OECD project on regulatory reform has focussed on measures and systems which can improve the efficiency of regulatory systems.