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.
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.
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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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The OECD project on regulatory reform has focussed on measures and systems which can improve the efficiency of regulatory systems.
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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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Multi-level regulatory governance is of growing importance in terms of day-to-day regulatory management, rule-making and enforcement.
"Competitive Regional Clusters: National Policy Approaches" analyses the objectives, targeting, instruments and inter-governmental role sharing used by 26 programmes in 14 OECD countries.
This report offers strategic guidance for policy makers and government officials responsible for commissioning and using evaluations of public engagement. It provides an indication of the key issues for consideration and offers concrete examples drawn from current practice in 8 OECD countries.
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This report explores the ways in which several types of budget institutions facilitate reallocation. The report looks, among other things, at medium-term expenditure frameworks, rules of budgetary discipline, the role of the minister of finance, and programme review.