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This seminar on Regulatory Governance took place on 12-13 June in Prague 2003.
This event offered a unique opportunity for high-level e-government officials from over 20 countries to discuss and compare priority areas where the exercise of e-government leadership has a strong impact.
"Innovation and Effectiveness in Territorial Develoment Policy" Meeting of ministers and high-level officials responsible for territorial policy in OECD countries, held 25-26 June 2003 in Martigny, Switzerland.
This working paper analyses the main features of Iceland's public expenditure and addresses some key policy issues.
Spanish, , 57kb
OECD countries are downplaying subsidies as a way of promoting regional development and laying more stress on regional competitiveness, private investment and reliance on local assets, both natural and man-made. This will be the theme of a meetin...
"Too much red tape" is one of the most common complaints from businesses and citizens in OECD countries. Filling out forms, asking for permits and licences etc. is often extremely complex and cumbersome.
This report analyses proven approaches commonly adopted by governments to reduce and streamline administrative procedures.
English, , 645kb
Can the national administration ensure that social and economic regulations are based on core principles of good regulation? Regulatory reform requires clear policies and the administrative machinery to carry them out, backed by concrete politica...
This book explores the implications of these developments for economy and society in the 21st century, focussing in particular on the potentially significant increase in the vulnerability of major systems.
English, , 734kb
The stereotypic reputation of the Italian state as a burdensome and inefficient bureaucracy was, for much of the post-war period, not entirely undeserved. The growth of the Italian state and its steadily increasing intervention into economic acti...