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This report compares urbanisation trends on the basis of a common methodology which helps cross-country comparison of the socio-economic and environmental performance of metropolitan areas in 28 OECD countries.
These country notes provide detailed quantitative and qualitative information on functional urban areas in OECD members.
The United States has been a world leader in regulatory reform for a quarter century. The US is not less regulated than other countries, but differently regulated due to the pro-competition policy stance of federal regulatory regimes, and the openness and contestability of regulatory processes.
This workshop focused on strategies, tools and institutional mechanisms for cutting administrative burdens on citizens in Hungary through the experiences of Austria, Germany, Portugal and the Netherlands in this field.
This comprehensive review of urban policy assesses Korea’s approach to sustainable urban development as expressed in its recent urban policy reform and national green growth agenda.
Korea has weathered the shocks triggered by the global recession and its economy is recovering more quickly and vigorously than most other OECD countries.
This page provides information on the OECD Review of Regulatory Reform in Brazil as well as updates on current activities carried out in the framework of the Programme to improve Regulatory Quality in Brazil.
This page presents the work of the APEC-OECD Co-operative Initiative on Regulatory Reform and includes links to the 3 phases of the programme where information about the workshops is provided.
Regulatory policy is a core part of the OECD’s work, touching aspects in every sector of the economy and affecting the everyday life of business and citizens. It is important that governments ensure that what they do in economic and social affairs is efficient and effective.
This book examines the gains that might be made by a territorial approach to policymaking that integrates sectoral policies, fosters value-added in rural activities, and links SME-development and FDI-attraction policies as well as innovation capacities and applications.