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These guidelines are designed to identify best practices for implementing user charges once the decision to impose them has been made, but do not identify which activities should be subject to user charging.
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The expanding need for regulation coupled with pressures to reduce the cost of compliance has led to interest in marketable permit or obligation programmes (MPOPs). This paper presents the potential benefits and risks of MPOP's.
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This Report responds to the 1995 request by OECD Ministers that the OECD examine the significance, direction, and means of reform in regulatory regimes in Member countries.
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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.
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These guidelines identify the key success factors for achieving the benefits of contracting out, a market-type mechanism that can lead to efficiency gains while maintaining or increasing service quality levels.
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This collection of papers illustrates the increasing momentum of performance management developments in OECD countries and raises many common issues which must be faced when developing a focus on performance as part of overall public management reform.
The quality of government regulations concerns all who are working to establish the conditions for sustainable global economic growth.
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What are the indications for countries entering into the European Monetary Union? OECD Economic Studies No. 20.
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An examination of factors underlying saving, investment and real interest rates over recent decades suggests that high real interest rates over recent decades suggests that high real interst rates may continue to prevail. Is this a cause for concern? OECD Economic Studies No. 17.