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Despite progress in recent years, there is growing evidence that OECD countries are not on track to reach some of their key environmental goals. This report examines the strategies and instruments that governments use to ensure compliance with pollution prevention and control regulations.
In 2008-11, 14 regions in 11 countries underwent the OECD Review of Higher Education in Regional Development aiming to mobilise higher education for economic, social and cultural development of cities and regions.
Country Notes from OECD Economic Policy Reforms: Going for growth 2011 presenting OECD recommendations for structural reform priorities for individual countries.
This report examines both the challenges and the opportunities associated with designing and using indicator systems as a tool for the governance of regional development policy.
This book contains recommendations for national and local policy makers and presents a set of international best practices for social enterprises.
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The Nanoscale Materials Stewardship Program (NMSP) was developed to help provide a firmer scientific foundation for regulatory decisions by encouraging submission and development of information for nanoscale materials. The NMSP comprised two sub-programs, the Basic Program and the In-Depth Program. When the NMSP was initiated, EPA committed to issue this interim report after one year. The Agency welcomes comments on this interim
The Paso del Norte Region (US-Mexico) participates in the Reviews of Higher Education Institutions (HEIs) in Regional Development 2008-10. This site informs about the region, its higher education institutions, and the role its HEIs play in regional development.
The Southern Arizona Region (US) participates in the Reviews of Higher Education Institutions (HEIs) in Regional Development 2008-10. This site informs about Southern Arizona, its higher education institutions, and the role its HEIs play in regio
The US economy is facing a serious financial crisis and is in recession. Measures are being taken to combat the financial crisis and support the economy. Reforms are needed to strengthen financial market regulation and extend health insurance coverage.
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Agri-environmental indicators for the US and data on the environmental performance of US agriculture. Extract from the publication Environmental Performance of Agriculture in OECD Countries since 1990 (2008).