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State ownership in commercial entities in Norway is extensive, and has a variety of organizational forms. It has evolved not only as the result of direct involvement in industrial development of the country but also in connection with the significant commercialization of the provision of public services at national government level over the past two decades through the formation of state-owned enterprises.
This major project was carried out to assist governments with designing and implementing teacher policies to improve teaching and learning in schools. View a report on Norway, one of 25 countries that took part.
The agricultural sector in many OECD countries continues to be characterised by high levels of support and protection. Support to agricultural producers accounted for 32% of total farm receipts -- a slight increase from 2002, but down from 37% from the late 1980s.
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This report provides an overview of environmental management practices and the environmental policy framework in Norwegian manufacturing facilities. It is one of seven national reports produced, and is an initial output from the OECD Environment Directorate project on ‘environmental policy tools and firm-level management’.
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This paper analyses trends in Norwegian venture capital markets and makes policy recommendations which have been developed through an OECD peer review process.
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The reduction of barriers to trade and investment internationally has enabled Norway to take advantage of the expanding global market. At the same time a gradually more open market in Norway has provided benefits to consumers and contributed to e...
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The modern public governance led a number of OECD countries to establish independent bodies or agencies with a differentiated governance structure, in order to improve the efficiency and effectiveness of government entities with specialised funct...
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Norway is a test-bed for the implementation of a bold vision of lifelong learning. There is broad and strong political support within Norway for lifelong learning as a next logical step for a highly developed country with a highly educated popula...