Civil service systems are at public management’s core; hence they are central to governmental effectiveness. In the current context, countries need to ensure that the public workforce is motivated and committed to delivery, despite the need for pay restraints and redundancies.
Ireland’s banking crisis, one of the most severe in the OECD area, and the associated economic recession have taken a heavy toll on public finances.
Substantial fiscal consolidation was achieved under the aegis of the 2003 Fiscal Responsibility and Budget Management Act.
In the current difficult economic environment, regions are important centres of gravity in a country’s economy. Their comparative advantages, endowments and overall dynamism can be powerful sources of growth and prosperity nation-wide, said OECD Secretary-General.
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This DAC-INCAF Issues Brief summarises discussions at the policy-practitioners workshop on how international engagement in Yemen can be improved, held in Berlin on 12 October.
The Legal Instruments for Preventing Corruption aim at regulating lobbying, public procurement, conflicts of interest and ethics in the public sector. The setting and promotion of standards allow to improve public sector governance with a view to safeguarding the interests of citizens.
Improvements in the macroeconomic policy framework over the past two decades and prudent regulation of the financial system have contributed to reduce output volatility in Mexico relative to other OECD countries.
The first meeting of SBO Network on Health Expenditure took place on 21-22 November 2011 at the OECD Conference Centre in Paris.
En esta sección se describen los resultados del proyecto piloto de seguimiento a la implementación de las recomendaciones de la Guía para Mejorar la Calidad Regulatoria de Trámites Estatales y Municipales e Impulsar la Competitividad de México. Este proyecto se concentró en los estados de Baja California, Colima, Chiapas y Sinaloa y sirvió para identificar 19 buenas prácticas para instrumentar las recomendaciones. Las prácticas se
With slow growth and high inequality Mexico needs investments in infrastructure, education and social policies. Mexico has increased spending in all of these areas.