Publications & Documents


  • 23-October-2002

    German, , 18kb

    DAC Peer Review of the United States

    The United States regained its status in 2001 as the largest donor in the OECD's Development Assistance Committee (DAC) in terms of volume. Its net official development assistance (ODA) was USD 10.9 billion, about one-fifth of the DAC total. This...

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  • 1-August-2002

    English

    Locations Where Used Nickel-Cadmium Batteries Can Be Dropped off for Recycling (By Country)

    NICKEL-CADMIUM BATTERIES, which are found in a variety of applications including cordless and cellular phones, power tools, household appliances, hobbies and games, camcorders and computers, CAN BE RECYCLED in a number of countries.

  • 22-July-2002

    English, , 23kb

    Early Childhood Education and Care Country Profiles - United States

    Early childhood education and care experienced a surge of policy attention in OECD countries during the 1990s. Women – including mothers of young children - were joining the labour market in ever greater numbers, with a corresponding need for more childcare places and long-day kindergarten. Policy makers recognised that equitable access to quality early childhood education and care could both support the social needs of families and

  • 3-June-2002

    Italian

    I partenariati locali come strumento di buon governo

    Per migliorare la governance, i governi dei Paesi Membri dell’OCSE hanno di recente creato e sostenuto reti di partenariato a livello locale o regionale. I partenariati facilitano la concertazione, la cooperazione e il coordinamento.

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  • 30-May-2002

    English, , 340kb

    Government Capacity to Assure High Quality Regulation in the United States (2001)

    Regulatory reform has emerged as an important policy area in OECD and non-OECD countries. Experience shows that institutional capacities and instruments are of crucial importance for a successful regulatory reform policy. This report on Gov...

  • 30-May-2002

    English, , 675kb

    Enhancing Market Openness through Regulatory Reform in the United States

    Regulatory reform has emerged as an important policy area in OECD and non-OECD countries. This report was prepared in the framework of the Regulatory Reform review of the United States in 1999. It also includes the country-specific policy r...

  • 6-May-2002

    English, , 228kb

    United States: Competition Law and Policy in 2000-2001

    In this report, the country summarizes the main developments in competition law and policy in 2000-2001.

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  • 21-March-2002

    English

    Market Creation for Biodiversity: The Role of Organic Farming in the EU and US

    Organic agriculture has recently seen spectacular growth in many OECD countries and is viewed as an environmentally benign alternative to intensive production. The organics market currently provides one of few conduits through which consumers can...

  • 31-December-2001

    English, , 481kb

    United States: Competition Law and Policy in 1999-2000

    In this report, the country summarizes the main developments in competition law and policy in 1999-2000.

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  • 25-October-2001

    English

    ICT Investment and Economic Growth in the 1990s: Is the United States a Unique Case? A Comparative Study of Nine OECD Countries, STI Working Paper 2001/7

    Investment in information technologies has by no means been confined to the United States and yet, average European or Japanese growth experience has been quite different.

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