Publications & Documents


  • 8-December-1998

    English

    The Use of Voluntary Agreements in the United States: an Initial Survey

    This is the final version of the report prepared by Ms. Janice Mazurek, an environmental policy consultant in Washington DC, in the context of the OECD survey on the use of voluntary approaches in environmental policy.

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  • 12-October-1998

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    Fostering Entrepreneurship

    Fostering entrepreneurship means channelling entrepreneurial drive into a dynamic process which takes advantage of all the opportunities the economy can provide. This book analyses the factors that favour entrepreneurship and the obstacles that hinder it.

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  • 1-October-1998

    English, , 259kb

    Transition From Initial Education To Working Life - United States Background Report

    The OECD Thematic Review of the Transition from Initial Education to Working Life describes how young people's transition to work changed during the 1990s. This is a country report about the United States.

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  • 17-July-1998

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    Co-ordinating Services for Children and Youth at Risk A World View (electronic book)

    Some 15 to 30 per cent of our children and youth are at risk of failing in school where learning and behaviour problems touch ever younger children. In many countries with very different political and cultural backgrounds, these challenges are be...

  • 23-June-1998

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    Macroeconomic Effects of Pension Reforms in the Context of Ageing Populations: Overlapping Generations Model Simulations for 7 OECD Countries (Economics Department Working Paper 201)

    Using overlapping generations (OLG) models calibrated on 7 OECD countries - the United States, Japan, France, Canada, Italy, the United Kingdom and Sweden - the authors investigate the macroeconomic impact of possible pension reform strategies as populations age.

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  • 1-January-1998

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    United States: Competition Law and Policy in 1997-1998

    In this report, the country summarizes the main developments in competition law and policy in 1997-1998.

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  • 1-April-1997

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    Thematic Review of the First Years of Tertiary Education - United States (Commonwealth of Virginia) Country Note

    Twelve countries participated in this review, which provided a cross-national perspective on themes of common interest and growing importance regarding the first years of tertiary education. This country note was prepared by the review team.

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  • 1-January-1997

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    United States: Competition Law and Policy in 1996-1997

    In this report, the country summarizes the main developments in competition law and policy in 1996-1997.

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  • 13-August-1996

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    Performance Management in Government: Contemporary Illustrations, Public Management Occasional Papers No. 9

    This collection of papers illustrates the increasing momentum of performance management developments in OECD countries and raises many common issues which must be faced when developing a focus on performance as part of overall public management reform.

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  • 18-May-1996

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    Short-Term Indicators: Using Qualitative Indicators to Update Production Indices (STI Working Papers 1996/3)

    The paper shows the results of a pilot study for six industrial sectors in seven OECD Member countries (Canada, Japan, Norway, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland and the United States) whereby short-term qualitative indicators are used to "nowcast" a quantitative indicator, the production index.

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