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This seminar, co-organised by the OECD and the Spanish Ministry of Economy and Finance, analysed the use of performance information in budget decisions and different country experiences to secure value for money when delivering public services through market-type mechanisms.
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This report highlights the progress made by OECD countries in managing conflict of interest in the public service and outlines arrangements in place for preventing conflict of interest in post-public employment and improving governance arrangements to ensure transparency in lobbying.
English, , 241kb
Innovation is a major factor of economic growth and performance in the globalised economy. Innovation brings new technologies and new products that help address global challenges such as health or the environment. New ways of producing goods and delivering services boost productivity, create jobs and can help improve citizens’ quality of life.But for innovation to provide all these benefits, it has to work. Researchers can push the
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Un glosario de conceptos presupuestarios para complementar la encuesta de 2007.
The review of human resource management in Belgian government is the first country review of its kind to be carried out by the OECD. The report compares the policies and practices of Belgium with those in other OECD countries, as well as those across different governments in Belgium.
This book reviews the experiences of eight OECD countries which have developed and used performance information in the budget process over the past ten years. The book offers guidelines and recommendations on adapting budget systems to promote the use of performance information.
This report analyses multi-level governance in Italy and the capacity of regions to produce high quality regulation, an important theme to achieve overall regulatory coherence.
The Regulatory Governance Initiative (RGI) is part of the Investment Compact under the Stability Pact, which is a framework agreement on international co-operation among 40 countries, organisations and regional groupings to develop a shared strategy.
Despite concern about the negative impacts of globalisation on the economies of OECD regions, "Globalisation and Regional Economies" presents evidence that region-specific advantages remain a significant source of productivity gain for firms.
Red tape is burdensome to companies, inhibits entrepreneurship, and reduces competitiveness.