The health systems we enjoy today, and expected medical advances in the future, will be difficult to finance from public resources without major reforms. Public health spending in OECD countries has grown rapidly over most of the last half century. These spending increases have contributed to important progress in population health: for example, life expectancy at birth has increased, rising on average by ten years since 1970. The
This report – produced in co-operation with the International Energy Agency (IEA), the International Transport Forum (ITF) and the Nuclear Energy Agency (NEA) – identifies the misalignments between climate policy and regulatory frameworks across a range of policy domains (investment, taxation, innovation and skills, and trade) and a series of activities (electricity, urban mobility and rural land use).
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This report, from the OECD-MENA Governance Programme, reviews the Tunisian government’s current public audit and risk management system. It acknowledges that Tunisia is already engaged in a discussion on reforms and considers available resources and existing operational structures in its recommendations. The report highlights priority areas for the reform process, presenting recommendations on how to progressively improve risk
Agility is a tool that can help governments to not only maintain but even improve public services in a time of fiscal consolidation. Financial uncertainty is not the only challenge governments face today. Changing demographics, globalisation, climate change, risk of potential large-scale disasters are among the many others. Agility can help governments meet these challenges as well. It's also not enough to be "agile". Governments
OECD Insights Blog on the benefits to governments that pursue open government data initiatives.
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List of the participants who attended the 5th WGI meeting on 26 May 2015 in Edinburgh, Scotland
This report aims to identify new developments in the administration of central government that lead to better value for money: better services at lower costs for the taxpayers.
Webpage for the launch of the Open Government Data Review of Poland. The review finds that the combination of political vision, civil society advocacy and EU policy developments have aligned to create a positive environment in Poland for Open Government Data (OGD) initiatives.
Government at a Glance: How Hungary Compares presents recent comparable data on key indicators of government activities and performance in Hungary, compared with its neighbouring countries (Austria, Czech Republic, Germany, Poland, Slovak Republic and Slovenia) as well as the OECD average. The main goal of this publication is to identify progress and persisting challenges in public sector reform in Hungary and to highlight
Almost 200 indicators offer comprehensive insights into trends in regulatory reform and identify leading regulatory management practices.