Publications & Documents


  • 8-December-2010

    English

    Regulatory Reform in OECD Countries: Reports by Country

    The unique OECD peer review process has helped improve public policy. It assesses how countries manage the design, adoption and enforcement of regulations according to a conceptual framework. It ensures comparability while taking account of institutional and cultural differences across countries.

  • 7-December-2010

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    Strong Performers and Successful Reformers in Education (England, Poland and Sweden)

    This volume combines an analysis of PISA with a description of the policies and practices of those education systems that are close to the top or advancing rapidly, in order to offer insights for policy from their reform trajectories.

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  • 18-October-2010

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    Local development benefits from staging global events: Achieving the local development legacy from London 2012

    London 2012 is set to be one the most ambitious Olympic Games ever to have taken place. This publication highlights how London has set itself a unique challenge: to deliver a successful Olympic Games and to regenerate its most socio-economically challenged area of the city.

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  • 13-October-2010

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    Taxation, Innovation and the Environment

    By putting a price on pollution, do environmentally related taxes spur innovation? Does the design of the tax play a critical role? What is the effect of this innovation? In analysing these questions, the report draws on case studies that cover Japan, Korea, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, the United Kingdom, Israel and others. It also covers a wide set of environmental issues and technologies, as well as the economic and policy contexts.

  • 26-July-2010

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    Official Visit of the Secretary-General to the United-Kingdom (13-15 July 2010)

    During his official visit to the United Kingdom, Secretary-General Angel Gurría met with government officials to discuss a range of key policies issues.

  • 13-July-2010

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    United Kingdom: Policies for a Sustainable Recovery

    The UK should build on its strong foundations to boost its recovery and restore confidence, according to "United Kingdom: Policies for Sustainable Recovery", a new OECD report that Secretary-General Angel Gurria presented in London.

  • 8-July-2010

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  • 1-July-2010

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    Education, Alcohol Use and Abuse Among Young Adults in Britain (Education Working Paper No.50)

    In this article we explore the relationship between education and alcohol consumption. We examine whether the probability of abusing alcohol differs across educational groups.

  • 22-June-2010

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    Economy: U.K. budget “courageous”, provides support for recovery, says OECD

    OECD Secretary-General Angel Gurría hailed the budgetary measures announced today by U.K. Chancellor of the Exchequer George Osborne as a courageous move that will underpin fiscal consolidation while supporting economic recovery.

  • 22-April-2010

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    Case Studies of the Ways in Which Initial Teacher Training Providers in England Prepare Student Teachers to Use ICT Effectively in their Subject Teaching

    The report is part of an OECD comparative study, ICT in Initial Teacher Training, which aims to develop insights into how courses of initial teacher training prepare student teachers to use ICT effectively in their teaching. Three English initial teacher training providers agreed to participate in the research. Visits to undertake the research took place in May and June 2009. In the case of institutions A and B, the main work involved

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