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This OECD review of risk management policies focuses on the Italian civil protection system and its means to prepare for and react to earthquakes, floods, tsunamis, landslides and even volcanoes.
This Review of Venice, Italy, offers a comprehensive assessment of the city-region’s economy and the extent to which its land use, labour market and environmental policies embrace a metropolitan vision.
This is the Italian version of the report OECD Reviews of Regulatory Reform - Italy: Better Regulation to Strengthen Market Dynamics publisehd in 2010.
This review presents a general picture of the overall regulatory reform frameworks in Italy, examining quality regulation, competition policy and professional services.
Since the inception of the Horizontal Programme on Regulatory Reform in 1997, most member countries and 4 non-members have been assessed. This page presents the reviews carried out in Italy since 2001.
Presenting this report in Rome, Angel Gurría said that Italy has made significant progress in cutting regulatory costs, liberalising product markets and modernising its public administrations in recent years. He added that Italy must continue along the path of regulatory reform to make its economy more competitive and speed up its recovery from the economic crisis.
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The following executive summary describes successful practices of regulatory management and competitiveness enhancement in the state of Piemonte, Italy.
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The following case study describes successful practices of regulatory management and competitiveness enhancement in the state of Piemonte, Italy.
This working paper is part of the OECD-Mexico initiative “Strengthening of Economic Competition and Regulatory Improvement for Competitiveness”. It summarises the findings of several case studies on best practices to promote regulatory reform and entrepreneurship at the sub-national level.
Compulsory school education in Italy produces poor results in terms of 15-year-olds’ performance on PISA tests, compared with other OECD countries, despite a relatively high level of expenditure, as discussed in this working paper.