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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.
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.
The LEED Programme released a report on "Clusters and Entrepreneurship: International Comparisons" in June 2007. The aim of this study was to give policy advice on how to adapt and strengthen the policy framework in order to support cluster and entrepreneurship de
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This note, taken from Chapter 2 of Economic Policy Reforms: Going for Growth 2007, contains information about the progress in implementing reforms in line with the 2006 priorities for the United States.
"Competitive Regional Clusters: National Policy Approaches" analyses the objectives, targeting, instruments and inter-governmental role sharing used by 26 programmes in 14 OECD countries.
Summarises proceedings of a conference looking at examples of human genetic research databases, how they are established, how they are managed and governed, how they might be commercialised, and what the policy considerations might be.
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This note summarizes the main characteristics of the US education system. The full edition “Education at a Glance: OECD indicators 2006” provides a rich, comparable and up-to-date array of education indicators enabling countries to see themselves in the light of other countries' performance.
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In this report, the country summarizes the main developments in competition law and policy in 2004-2005.
Explores the success of major innovation and entrepreneurship clusters in OECD countries, the challenges they now face in sustaining their positions and the lessons for other places seeking to build successful clusters.
Drawing from a wide array of case studies, this book analyses best-practice local strategies for increasing workforce skills. And it also takes a close look at the opportunities and challenges presented by international migration.