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An international conference on performance budgeting was held in Mexico City on 9-10 June 2008, organised by the Mexican Ministry of Finance, the Mexican Center for Research and Teaching in Social Sciences, the OECD, the World Bank, the IADB, and the UK Department for International Development.<
The debate about how to achieve value for money in the delivery of government services is important and ongoing. Public-private partnerships (PPPs) are one option for service delivery. This book discusses important issues for countries that use PPPs or are considering their use.
This review analyses the challenges of strengthening regulatory governance in Brazil to improve economic growth, with appropriate regulatory frameworks for core infrastructure sectors.
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Brazil has now entered a more advanced phase of economic development, with the need to strengthen the institutional foundations for a market-based economy.
Rural areas in the Netherlands are characterised by their proximity to cities. This is not surprising considering that the Netherlands is the most urbanised country in the OECD, having the second highest population density in the OECD.
The Checklist draws upon policies and practices that have proved effective for enhancing integrity in the entire procurement cycle.
With Finland’s traditional Nordic model, a rapidly ageing society, the global economic crisis and growing societal disillusionment the public administration has to be strategically agile in order to maintain fiscal sustainability and to respond to a complex and rapidly changing environment.
Ireland's economic success story is one that many OECD countries would like to emulate. Of the many factors linked to this success, the public sector’s role is key. This report analyses what the sector has accomplished so far, how it can keep renewing itself, and how it can perpetuate its success.
A first rural policy review was conducted for Finland in 1995, and this edition offers a unique look at how Finnish rural policy has evolved since the initial recommendations made in 1995.
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Rules are essential for economic growth, social welfare and environmental protection. But rules can also be costly in both economic and social terms. Governments may for example want to ensure public money is well-spent by allocating rent allowances only to those in need – but what if the system for determining eligibility is costlier than offering the allowance to everyone, or has the perverse effect of reducing the supply of