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Best Practices / Guidelines
The principles aim to provide a concise overview of good practices across the full spectrum of budget activity, taking account in particular of the lessons of the recent economic crisis, and to give practical guidance for designing, implementing and improving budget systems to meet the challenges of the future.
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The final version of the Budgeting Practices and Procedures Survey conducted in 2012.
The OECD has launched a public consultation on its draft principles on the governance of critical risks.
Now more than ever, OECD countries are investing significant resources in regulatory policies and reforms. The OECD has developed a guide that helps officials use perception surveys to evaluate and communicate the results of reform processes.
Almost 200 indicators offer comprehensive insights into trends in regulatory reform and identify leading regulatory management practices.
This page presents information on the work of the OECD regulatory policy division by latest initiatives, themes and projects.
The OECD NER provides the opportunity for economic regulators from different sectors and different jurisdiction to discuss and share experiences and frame the features of a “world class regulator”.
Trust in government is declining in many OECD countries. The financial crisis has strained the relationship between government and citizens, which in turn has reduced the ability of governments to act. Restoring trust in the ability of government to regulate markets, manage public finances and deliver services is necessary for a return to sustainable and inclusive growth.
This blog, written by ODI's Anna Locke, discusses land governance and transparency definitions, initiatives and key lessons. The post is part of Wikiprogress' spotlight on governance.
Alternatives to regulation provide a framework to assist policy makers in selecting instruments that are particularly applicable in different circumstances, facilitating the desire of many countries to reduce red tape and the burdens imposed on agents by unnecessary or overly prescriptive regulation.