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.
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.
An ageing population creates immediate pressures for changes in both service delivery and in human resources management in government. This report reviews strategies to address these pressing issues and provides a snapshot of ageing policies and actions in nine OECD countries.
"Competitive Regional Clusters: National Policy Approaches" analyses the objectives, targeting, instruments and inter-governmental role sharing used by 26 programmes in 14 OECD countries.
Using a common analytical framework developed by the OECD's E-Government Project, this report is the first in a series of national e-government reviews that will look at ICT use in government and its implementation challenges and governance implications.
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This is the background report on "Government Capacity to Assure High-Quality Regulation" of the publication OECD Review of Regulatory Reform in Finland, published in 2003.
The OECD Territorial Review on Helsinki, Finland evaluates the metropolitan region's development in recent years and assesses challenges for the future.