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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.
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.
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?
Angel Gurría addressed the importance of local initiatives and regional development in helping countries adapt to the challenges of globalisation and technological change in his speech delivered at the Danish Growth Council.
This issue of the OECD Journal on Budgeting (Vol.6 No.2) contains selected case studies and papers based on presentations at the annual CABRI budget reform seminars in 2004 and 2005.
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A glossary of budgeting terms to complement the 2007 OECD survey of budget practices and procedures.
OECD Territorial Reviews: Newcastle in the North East, The United Kingdom assesses the economic trends, policy and governance challenges in building a competitive economy in Newcastle and the North East England.
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Working effectively in fragile states requires donor countries to adopt a ‘whole of government’approach (WGA).This study assesses existing WGAs, drawing upon recent experiences of a number of OECD countries in fragile states.
"Competitive Regional Clusters: National Policy Approaches" analyses the objectives, targeting, instruments and inter-governmental role sharing used by 26 programmes in 14 OECD countries.
OECD Territorial Reviews: Competitive Cities in the Global Economy studies the 78 largest metro-regions in the OECD, ranging from Tokyo to Auckland in Part I. Part II consists of proceedings from Conferences and Workshops on City Competitiveness.