Speakers background papers and presentations for the OECD/Scottish Executive conference on "investment Priorities for Rural Development", which took place in Edinburgh, Scotland, UK, 19-20 October 2006.
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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The OECD organised an expert meeting on the institutional design of regulatory authorities, which was hosted by the United Kingdom on 10-11 January 2005 in London. The proceedings from the meeting are now available.
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Household level evidence from the United States and the United Kingdom on the effectiveness of tax favours in boosting retirement saving. OECD Economic Studies No. 39.
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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.
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This report on Government capacity to assure high quality regulation analyses the institutional set-up and use of policy instruments in the United Kingdom. It also includes the country-specific policy recommendations developed by the OECD during ...
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Using overlapping generations (OLG) models calibrated on 7 OECD countries - the United States, Japan, France, Canada, Italy, the United Kingdom and Sweden - the authors investigate the macroeconomic impact of possible pension reform strategies as populations age.
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This publication examines how five member countries implemented budgeting reforms in 1994-95. The reforms focussed on giving spending agencies greater flexibility in using resources, in exchange for holding them responsible for achieving results.