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This report compares urbanisation trends on the basis of a common methodology which helps cross-country comparison of the socio-economic and environmental performance of metropolitan areas in 28 OECD countries.
These country notes provide detailed quantitative and qualitative information on functional urban areas in OECD members.
The United States has been a world leader in regulatory reform for a quarter century. The US is not less regulated than other countries, but differently regulated due to the pro-competition policy stance of federal regulatory regimes, and the openness and contestability of regulatory processes.
This workshop focused on strategies, tools and institutional mechanisms for cutting administrative burdens on citizens in Hungary through the experiences of Austria, Germany, Portugal and the Netherlands in this field.
The new OECD Recommendation on Principles for Public Governance of Public-Private Partnerships can help governments get PPPs right, by providing best practices based on Member country experiences with what works (and what does not).
The new OECD Recommendation responds to a need for guidance on how the public sector can ensure that it receives value for money from using Public-Private Partnerships (PPP).
Economic growth is projected to be strengthening from mid-2011 onwards, but will be insufficient to restore the sustainability of public finances.
Three main approaches can be used to assess infrastructure performance. The first employs macro econometric techniques to estimate the impact of the existing infrastructure capital stock on growth and to infer its growth maximising level.
This comprehensive review of urban policy assesses Korea’s approach to sustainable urban development as expressed in its recent urban policy reform and national green growth agenda.
Korea has weathered the shocks triggered by the global recession and its economy is recovering more quickly and vigorously than most other OECD countries.