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This report highlights the progress made by OECD countries in managing conflict of interest in the public service and outlines arrangements in place for preventing conflict of interest in post-public employment and improving governance arrangements to ensure transparency in lobbying.
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Un glosario de conceptos presupuestarios para complementar la encuesta de 2007.
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.
The review of human resource management in Belgian government is the first country review of its kind to be carried out by the OECD. The report compares the policies and practices of Belgium with those in other OECD countries, as well as those across different governments in Belgium.
This report analyses multi-level governance in Italy and the capacity of regions to produce high quality regulation, an important theme to achieve overall regulatory coherence.
The Regulatory Governance Initiative (RGI) is part of the Investment Compact under the Stability Pact, which is a framework agreement on international co-operation among 40 countries, organisations and regional groupings to develop a shared strategy.
Since 2004, the fiscal deficit has been brought down by over 5% of GDP to below the 3% limit in 2006. The government plans a more gradual reduction so that overall balance or surplus is reached no later than 2010. These and other points are discussed in this working paper.
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.
Red tape is burdensome to companies, inhibits entrepreneurship, and reduces competitiveness. This study of the Netherlands is the first OECD review of a national programme for administrative simplification.
Red tape is burdensome to companies, inhibits entrepreneurship, and reduces competitiveness.