The 3rd annual meeting of the OECD network of parliamentary budget officials (PBO) was held in Stockholm, 28-29 April 2011. The meeting was chaired by Anna Kinberg Batra, MP, Chair of the Finance Committee of the Swedish Parliament.
The financial crisis revealed flaws in pre-crisis policy frameworks.
This paper presents a stylised model in which either a savings glut or an exchange rate peg in emerging economies drives down the level of interest rates in advanced economies and, when it hits the zero-rate bound, produces a welfare loss.
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This is a summary of rural development goals.
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Urban development addresses current issues such as global warming, poverty and exclusion and encourages the benefits of agglomeration by providing collective public goods.
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Regional policy requires multi-level governance mechanisms within a coherent, forward looking, cross-sectoral,andflexible framework.
Government Internal auditors will join national integrity experts to discuss the role that internal audit has contributed in preventing, detecting and report fraud and corruption within the public administration.
The 4th annual OECD meeting on public-private partnerships (PPPs) was held on 24-25 March 2011 in Paris.
This report focuses on 4 core issues for efficient public services: delivery of public services in times of fiscal consolidation; a more effective and performance-oriented public service; promotion of open and transparent government; strategies for implementing a reform agenda.
The NORA region is a transnational area comprising the Faroe Islands, Greenland, Iceland and coastal Norway. This review recommends strengthening co-operation across the region to improve accessibility, diversify the economic base, and ensure sustainable development of fisheries.