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Now more than ever, OECD countries are investing significant resources in regulatory policies and reforms. The OECD has developed a guide that helps officials use perception surveys to evaluate and communicate the results of reform processes.
Can I afford to heat my home this winter? Find a job and feed my family? Get treatment if I am sick? Will there be a decent education for my children, and an adequate pension for me? These questions affect us all, but in an interdependent globalised world, who is responsible for solving them?
This page provides information on the OECD Review of Regulatory Reform in Brazil as well as updates on current activities carried out in the framework of the Programme to improve Regulatory Quality in Brazil.
This page presents the work of the APEC-OECD Co-operative Initiative on Regulatory Reform and includes links to the 3 phases of the programme where information about the workshops is provided.
This event explored the prospects of providing innovative, actionable information and advice to policymakers and other stakeholders, based on the results of contemporary research on complex dynamic systems.
Regulatory policy is a core part of the OECD’s work, touching aspects in every sector of the economy and affecting the everyday life of business and citizens. It is important that governments ensure that what they do in economic and social affairs is efficient and effective.
This book examines the gains that might be made by a territorial approach to policymaking that integrates sectoral policies, fosters value-added in rural activities, and links SME-development and FDI-attraction policies as well as innovation capacities and applications.
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Fiscal consolidation: How much, how fast and by what means? OECD Economic Policy Papers, No. 1
The economic crisis has led to a surge in government deficits and pushed public indebtedness to 100% of GDP for the OECD as a whole in 2011. New research shows that bringing debt down to prudent levels will require sustained fiscal consolidation in most OECD countries.
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Fiscal consolidation: How much is needed to reduce debt to a prudent level? OECD Economics Department Policy Notes, No. 11