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Transnational bribery enforcement under the U.S. Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA) has increased significantly since the last OECD evaluation of the implementation of the OECD Anti-Bribery Convention by the United States, according to a new OECD report.
This page contains all information relating to implementation of the OECD Anti-Bribery Convention in the United States.
This book identifies good practice in the design and implementation of PES programmes to enhance their environmental and cost effectiveness.
Soaring obesity rates make the US the fattest country in the OECD. Overweight and obesity rates have increased steadily since the 1980s in both men and women. Three out of four people are projected by the OECD to be overweight or obese within 10 years.
Supported by substantial stimulus measures, the US economy has started to grow again after the economic crisis but Mr. Gurría argued that efficient spending would be key to strenghten public finances. In this respect, the recent health-care reform, which includes measures to reduce the growth in health-care spending, is an important landmark, Mr. Gurría stated.
The US economy is slowly recovering from the severe recession caused by the financial crisis. While monetary and fiscal support remains essential in a context of high unemployment, the focus will subsequently need to shift to reducing the large budget deficit and reversing the rise in public deb
To what extent do governments use international standards in their technical regulations? This paper looks at the electrical household appliance, natural gas equipment and telephony sectors in Canada, Japan, Korea, Mexico, United States and the European Union.
Biographical note of the United States' Permanent representative to the OECD.
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Unemployment has risen more sharply in the United States following the recent global financial crisis than in most other OECD countries.
Higher oil prices and the prospect of higher borrowing costs are likely to reduce the productive potential of OECD economies. The present study provides illustrative numerical estimates of the impact under different scenarios using a stylised model based on a production function.