This paper proposes a framework to help policymakers think about how best develop a national strategy to hedge against the massive economic burden of extreme events that could hit their country tomorrow, focusing specifically on the role that risk transfer mechanisms alternative to traditional insurance can play.
In order to assist Mexico and other countries in addressing this challenge, this report provides advice for designing, planning, implementing and evaluating policies and practices on educational assessment, standards and evaluation, drawing on the world’s best available expertise.
Poverty in households with children is rising in nearly all OECD countries...
This publication presents the main results and policy implications of an OECD survey of more than 10 000 households in 10 countries. It offers new insight into what policy measures really work, looking at what factors affect people’s behaviour towards the environment.
The OECD is joining forces with Mexico’s biggest state-owned enterprises, the Federal Electricity Commission (CFE) and Petróleos Mexicanos (PEMEX) to reinforce the efficiency, transparency and competitiveness of their procurement procedures.
Fisheries reform is driven by economic forces, not environmental crisis. Policy makers must involve all stakeholders in supporting and sustaining reforms, as seen in these case studies of Iceland, Korea, Mexico, Norway and New Zealand.
Much has been done over the years to improve fisheries management in OECD countries. Ongoing problems of over-fishing, overcapacity and the economic crisis intensify the need for reform. Although there is a general consensus on the importance of a successful fisheries management, the effort levels and effectiveness of policy reforms have differed among OECD countries. This study examines the factors that facilitate reform, as well as
Mexico's finance minister Ernesto Cordero talks about economic recovery and the G20 agenda during a visit to the OECD.
The Guide for state and municipal public servants provides concrete recommendations of high impact reforms that can be implemented in the short term.
Bid rigging costs governments and taxpayers billions of dollars every year. In 2011, the OECD will for the first time directly assist a member country, Mexico, as it implements tighter public procurement processes.