Publications & Documents


  • 19-September-2011

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    Making the Most of Public Investment in a Tight Fiscal Environment

    This publication gives a comparative overview of lessons that can be drawn from the financial crisis followed by a section covering a selection of country cases (Australia, Canada, France, Germany, Korea, Spain, Sweden and the United States).

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  • 16-September-2011

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    Investing in Security - A Global Assessment of Armed Violence Reduction Initiatives

    Conservative estimates indicate that at least 740 000 men, women, youth and children die each year as a result of armed violence, most of them in low- and medium-income settings. The majority of these deaths occur in situations other than war, though armed conflicts continue to generate a high incidence of casualties.   Approaches to preventing and reducing these deaths and related suffering are becoming increasingly important on

  • 15-September-2011

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    2011 Report on International Engagement in Fragile States: Republic of South Sudan

    The second survey of the Principles for Good International Engagement in Fragile States and Situations provides evidence of the quality of international engagement in 13 countries. This chapter was drafted on the basis of a consultation held in Juba and complementary interviews.

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  • 15-September-2011

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    2009 Monitoring Survey of the Fragile States Principles

    The 2009 Monitoring Report synthesises main findings and recommendations from across six countries, providing evidence from the ground of what works and what doesn't.

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  • 9-September-2011

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    Compensation of Public Employees: Expert Meeting

    The compensation of employees represents a significant percentage of public expenditure. This meeting addressed the challenge of adjusting compensation in line with countries fiscal consolidation requirements.

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  • 11-August-2011

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    Working Group on Governance of Public Finance

    The WG on Governance of Public Finance includes the MENA-OECD Network of Senior Budget Officials. It promotes broad reforms to inter alia modernise governance structures and operations, strengthen regional and international partnerships, and sustain economic gro

  • 4-August-2011

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    Future Global Shocks

    This report considers how the growing interconnectedness in the global economy could create the conditions and vectors for rapid and widespread disruptions.

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  • 3-August-2011

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    MENA (Middle East and North Africa): Governance Initiative

    The Good Governance for Development (GfD) in Arab Countries Initiative aims at modernising public governance structures and processes in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) through dialogue among policy practitioners.

  • 28-July-2011

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    Can India achieve double-digit growth?

    In recent years, India has enjoyed one of the highest growth rates worldwide, weathering the global financial crisis better than many other countries.

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  • 21-July-2011

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    ESTONIA - Public sector spending efficiency: healthcare and local government

    The Estonian fiscal position is much better than in many OECD countries, the country stands out for having a rather lean government sector and the authorities are striving for efficient use of existing resources.

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