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The paper develops an architecture for regulatory institutions that could be feasible in the current Russian context.
This is the second in a series of three annual papers that the OECD is publishing in preparation for its major biennial publication, Government at a Glance.
Political involvement in administration is essential for the proper functioning of a democracy. Without this an incoming political administration would find itself unable to change policy direction.
How are performance-based arrangements at the individual level related to performance management arrangements at higher levels such as the agency or programme level?
The need for more differentiated pay setting in the public sector is probably the most important driver behind decentralisation. Public administrations need to develop pay-setting arrangements that are sufficiently flexible to enable an adaptation of pay systems and pay structures.
Prüfbericht zur Politik für ländliche Räume: in Deutschland ist die Politik zur Entwicklung der ländlichen Räume noch immer stark auf den Agrarsektor konzentriert. In anderen Bereichen, die einen bedeutenden Beitrag zu Wachstum und Beschäftigung leisten könnten, werden dagegen die Entwicklungschancen noch nicht ausreichend genutzt.
Selected studies on public governance policy prepared for use within the OECD. These papers address such issues as pensions, ageing, management, pay and decentralistion in the public sector.
The consequences of an ageing workforce are magnified in the public sector, which has an older demographic than the private sector. How can pension reform assist in attracting and retaining capacity within the public service as large numbers of public servants retire?
This paper summarises the approach of the OECD project 'Management in Government' which aims to provide governments with high quality comparative information on the public sector. It also compiles a set of recent comparable OECD data and proposes a way forward in data collection.