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In only ten years, the Czech Republic has largely completed the move from a planned socialist economy to an open market democracy. Today, about 77% of GDP is produced by the private sector, compared with less than 5% in 1989.
Below are the proceedings of the Global Governance Forum on Regulatory Issues and the Doha Development Agenda which took place on 25 March 2003, in Geneva Switzerland.
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This is a case study on the quality of public expenditure in Korea. It focuses on the imperitive for change, new initiatives in place, performance-based budgeting, the lessons learned and issues raised.
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This case study reflects on 20 years of result focused management of public expenditure in Spain. It looks at budgetary processes and changes that were implemented. It offers a general assessment, lessons learned and conclusions.
20-21 February 2003. 3rd meeting of the SBO Network on Financial Management.
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Since 1998, sixteen country reviews have been completed under the multidisciplinary OECD Regulatory Reform Programme in response to a Ministerial mandate. As the basis for its analysis of the market openness aspects of regulatory reform for these...
These guidelines provide the first international benchmark to ensure that public officials perform their duties in a fair and unbiased way. The report highlights trends and approaches across OECD countries and will help governments modernise their conflict-of-interest policie
The conference, held from 12-13 December 2002 in Fortaleza, Brazil, provided a valuable opportunity to bring together key actors from the public and private sectors.
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What is new about major risks in the 21st Century? This report examines the underlying forces in five emerging risk domains and identifies the challenges facing OECD countries.
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The Koizumi Government is now promoting a series of policies concerning the 'Structure Reform'. The most heated debates have been argued over 'corporatisation' of Post department (after that, privatization will be scheduled) and 'privatization' o...