Publications & Documents

  • 27-March-2008


    More Than Just Jobs: Workforce Development in a Skills-Based Economy

    This report provides valuable insights into how labour policies can be expanded to meet economic development and social cohesion goals, while also reconciling national and local concerns...

  • 27-March-2008


    Local Development Benefits from Staging Global Events

    This book identifies how international events work as a trigger for local development and what hosting cities and nations can do to ensure that positive local development is realised.

  • 4-March-2008

    English, , 122kb

    Economic Policy Reforms: Going for Growth 2009 - United Kingdom Country Note

    This note, taken from Chapter 3 of Economic Policy Reforms: Going for Growth 2009, contains information about the progress in implementing reforms in line with the 2008 priorities for the United Kingdom.

  • 17-January-2008

    English, , 81kb

  • 11-January-2008

    English, PDF, 498kb

    Study into the Role of Tax Intermediaries

    This report sets out the conclusions of the OECD Tax Intermediaries Study, that commenced in September 2006 following the Forum on tax Administration (FTA) third meeting in Seoul, Korea.

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  • 18-December-2007


    Sickness, Disability and Work (Vol. 2): Australia, Luxembourg, Spain and the United Kingdom

    Too many workers leave the labour market permanently due to health problems, and yet too many people with a disabling condition are denied the opportunity to work. This is a social and economic tragedy common to virtually all OECD countries, and an apparent paradox that needs explaining.

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  • 11-December-2007


    Reviews of National Policies for Education - Quality and Equity of Schooling in Scotland

    The review assesses the performance of Scottish schools, using PISA findings and national test and examination results. It also examines educational reforms in Scotland in the light of reforms in countries facing similar challenges.

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  • 6-December-2007

    English, , 1,125kb

    OECD Review of the Quality and Equity of Education Outcomes in Scotland - Diagnostic Report

    In 2006, Scotland asked the OECD to examine the performance of its school system within the framework of the OECD’s reviews of national policies for education.

  • 12-November-2007


    Performance Budgeting in OECD Countries

    This book reviews the experiences of eight OECD countries which have developed and used performance information in the budget process over the past ten years. The book offers guidelines and recommendations on adapting budget systems to promote the use of performance information.

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  • 1-October-2007


    Globalisation and Regional Economies: Can OECD Regions Compete in Global Industries?

    Despite concern about the negative impacts of globalisation on the economies of OECD regions, "Globalisation and Regional Economies" presents evidence that region-specific advantages remain a significant source of productivity gain for firms.

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