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.
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Multi-level regulatory governance is of growing importance in terms of day-to-day regulatory management, rule-making and enforcement.
OECD Territorial Reviews: Randstad Holland, Netherlands aims to provide a detailed diagnosis and solutions for improving the competitiveness of the Randstad.
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This report contains recommendations for a further development of the pay setting arrangements in the central government sector in the Netherlands.