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Maintaining the Momentum of Decentralisation in Ukraine

by Collectif Oecd (June 15, 2018)

This Multi-level Governance Series study focuses on Ukraine’s advances in regional development, territorial reform and decentralisation since 2014. The Government launched a reform to merge local governments...


Divided Cities

by Collectif Oecd (May 18, 2018)

This report provides an assessment of spatial inequalities and segregation in cities and metropolitan areas from multiple perspectives. The chapters in the report focus on a subset of OECD countries and non-member...


Trade Facilitation and the Global Economy

by Collectif Oecd (May 30, 2018)

In a globalised world, where goods cross borders many times as intermediate and as final products, trade facilitation is essential to lowering overall trade costs and increasing economic welfare, in particular...


Working Together for Local Integration of Migrants and Refugees in Amsterdam

by Collectif Oecd (April 18, 2018)

In Amsterdam, the Netherlands, 51.66% of the population was born outside of the country or has at least one parent born abroad. Amsterdam is proud of its cultural and ethnical diversity and actively works to...


Behavioural Insights for Public Integrity

by Collectif Oecd (March 27, 2018)

At the core of integrity is a human choice. Behavioural research reveals two determinants of integrity: the internal dynamics of how individuals make moral decisions and how these decisions are shaped and influenced...


Regulatory Policy in Slovenia

by Collectif Oecd (March 09, 2018)

The OECD Regulatory Policy Review of Slovenia assesses the regulatory management capacity of Slovenia. It takes stock of regulatory policies, institutions and tools; describes trends and recent developments;...


Second Public Procurement Review of the Mexican Institute of Social Security (IMSS)

by Collectif Oecd (February 28, 2018)

This review highlights achievements of the Mexican Institute of Social Security (Instituto Mexicano del Seguro Social, IMSS) in a number of areas – human resources, technological capacities and relations with...


OECD Integrity Review of Thailand

by Collectif Oecd (March 07, 2018)

This review analyses Thailand’s integrity system. It takes stock of the country's recent efforts to tackle corruption, such as the creation of anti-corruption commissions and legislation. Based on the 2017...


Public Procurement in Nuevo León, Mexico

by Collectif Oecd (January 10, 2018)

This review examines the ongoing public procurement reforms in Nuevo León, Mexico: both the progress achieved so far and the many challenges that remain. It discusses the benefits of further centralisation...


Mexico's e-Procurement System

by Collectif Oecd (February 14, 2018)

This review of the Mexican Federal e-Procurement system, CompraNet, assesses the system’s ability to ensure that public procurement in Mexico is efficient, effective, transparent and accountable. It measures...


Driving Performance at Ireland's Commission for Regulation of Utilities

by Collectif Oecd (February 23, 2018)

As “market referees”, regulators contribute to the delivery of essential public utilities. Their organisational culture, behaviour and governance are important factors in how regulators, and the sectors...


Catching Up? Intergenerational Mobility and Children of Immigrants

by Collectif Oecd (January 17, 2018)

Previous OECD and EU work has shown that even native-born children with immigrant parents face persistent disadvantage in the education system, the school-to-work transition, and the labour market. To which...


Pensions at a Glance 2017

by Collectif Oecd (December 06, 2017)

The 2017 edition of Pensions at a Glance highlights the pension reforms undertaken by OECD countries over the last two years. Moreover, one special chapter focuses on flexible retirement options in OECD countries...


OECD Tourism Trends and Policies 2018

by Collectif Oecd (March 08, 2018)

The 2018 edition analyses tourism performance and policy trends across 49 OECD countries and partner economies. It highlights the need for coherent and comprehensive approaches to tourism policy making, and...


OECD Integrity Review of Coahuila, Mexico

by Collectif Oecd (October 20, 2017)

This report provides recommendations to leverage the full potential of Coahuila’s Local Anti-corruption System by identifying weaknesses and areas for improvement. It provides a comprehensive assessment of...


Health at a Glance 2017

by Collectif Oecd (November 10, 2017)

This new edition of Health at a Glance presents the most recent comparable data on the health status of populations and health system performance in OECD countries. Where possible, it also reports data for partner...


Brazil's Federal Court of Accounts

by Collectif Oecd (August 07, 2017)

Brazil’s Federal Court of Accounts, the Tribunal de Contas da União (TCU), is seeking to go beyond its traditional oversight role and help improve policy formulation, implementation and evaluation. This report...


OECD Integrity Review of Colombia

by Collectif Oecd (October 27, 2017)

Integrity is crucial in order to ensure sustainable peace in Colombia. This report provides a focused analysis of Colombia’s integrity system, addressing existing gaps and elaborating policy recommendations...


OECD Guidelines on Measuring Trust

by Collectif Oecd (November 27, 2017)

Trust, both interpersonal trust, and trust in institutions, is a key ingredient of growth, societal well-being and governance. As a first step to improving existing measures of trust, the OECD Guidelines on...


International Migration Outlook 2017

by Collectif Oecd (June 29, 2017)

The International Migration Outlook 2017, the 41st edition of this annual OECD publication, analyses recent developments in migration movements and policies in OECD countries and selected non-member countries....


Services Trade Policies and the Global Economy

by Collectif Oecd (June 08, 2017)

This book synthesises recent work by the OECD analysing services trade policies and quantifying their impacts on imports and exports, the performance of manufacturing and services sectors, and how services trade...


Government at a Glance 2017

by Collectif Oecd (July 13, 2017)

Government at a Glance 2017 provides the latest available data on public administrations in OECD countries. Where possible, it also reports data for Brazil, China, Colombia, Costa Rica, India, Indonesia, Lithuania,...


The Call for Innovative and Open Government

by Collective Oecd (April 10, 2011)

This report presents an overview of country initiatives concerning efficient, effective public services and open and innovative government. It focuses on four core issues: delivery of public services in times...


Naturalisation:  A Passport for the Better Integration of Immigrants?

by Collective Oecd (April 13, 2011)

This conference proceedings provides the papers presented at the OECD/European Commission joint seminar on Naturalisation and the Socio-Economic Integration of Children held in October 2010 in Brussels. It takes...


Society at a Glance 2011

by Collective Oecd (April 25, 2011)

This sixth edition of Society at a Glance, OECD's biennial overview of social indicators, updates some indicators from previous volumes and introduces several new ones. It also features a special chapter on...


OECD Reviews of Regional Innovation: Basque Country, Spain  2011

by Collective Oecd (April 20, 2011)

The Basque Country region in Spain is world renowned for a successful industrial transformation, the urban regeneration of Bilbao, cultural distinctiveness, unique governance arrangements and high wealth levels....


Corporate Governance in Slovenia 2011

by Collective Oecd (March 10, 2011)

This Review of Corporate Governance in Slovenia describes the corporate governance setting including the structure and ownership concentration of listed companies and the structure and operation of the state-owned...


Corporate Governance in Israel 2011

by Collective Oecd (March 21, 2011)

The Review of Corporate Governance in Israel was prepared as part of the process of Israel’s accession to OECD Membership. The report describes the corporate governance setting including the structure and...


OECD Territorial Reviews: NORA Region 2011

by Collective Oecd (March 30, 2011)

The North Atlantic (NORA) region is a transnational area comprising the Faroe Islands, Greenland, Iceland, and the coastal counties of Norway. These territories are linked by shared characteristics and challenges,...


The Criminalisation of Bribery in Asia and the Pacific

by Collective Oecd (March 13, 2011)

Criminalisation is a key component of all international anti-corruption instruments. For example, the OECD Convention on Combating Bribery of Foreign Public Officials in International Business Transactions (Anti-Bribery...


Corporate Governance in Asia 2011

by Collective Oecd (March 23, 2011)

In 2003, the Asian Roundtable on Corporate Governance produced recommendations to improve corporate governance in Asia, based on the OECD Principles of Corporate Governance. This report summarises the results...


Value for Money in Government: The Netherlands 2010

by Collective Oecd (March 20, 2011)

Public administration has entered a new age. In the 1980s, “less” government was the prevailing idea; in the 1990s and early 21st century, “New Public Management” was the dominant theme. Today, public...


Asset Declarations for Public Officials

by Collective Oecd (March 17, 2011)

Many countries around the world have introduced systems of asset declarations for public officials in order to prevent corruption. These systems vary greatly from country to country. The impact of such systems...


Administrative Simplification in Viet Nam

by Collective Oecd (February 06, 2011)

Administrative simplification in Viet Nam has reached a defining moment. In 2007, the government launched “Project 30”, the goal of which was to reduce administrative procedures by 30% as part of ambitious...


OECD Rural Policy Reviews: England, United Kingdom 2011

by Collective Oecd (February 07, 2011)

Rural England plays a significant role in the economy of the United Kingdom, but an even larger social and cultural role. And it is unique among OECD regions, in that it is geographically compact, with rural...


Corporate Governance in Chile 2010

by Collective Oecd (January 31, 2011)

This review of corporate governance in Chile describes the corporate governance setting including the structure and ownership concentration of listed companies and the structure and operation of the state-owned...


OECD Territorial Reviews: Switzerland 2011

by Collective Oecd (February 03, 2011)

Regions in Switzerland are performing well in many respects. They have high levels of GDP per capita and low unemployment rates, and some regions show impressive growth rates. In addition, Swiss regions have...


Health at a Glance: Europe 2010

by Collective Oecd (December 14, 2010)

This special edition of Health at a Glance focuses on health issues across the 27 European Union member states, three European Free Trade Association countries (Iceland, Norway and Switzerland) and Turkey....


The Economic Impact of Export Restrictions on Raw Materials

by Collective Oecd (November 17, 2010)

Export restrictions on raw materials are applied to achieve a number of policy objectives. However, they can have a significant and negative impact on the efficient allocation of resources, international trade,...


Good Governance for Digital Policies: How to Get the Most Out of ICT

by Collective Oecd (November 02, 2010)

Plan Avanza, Spain’s national Information Society strategy, has created a strong momentum for furthering information society (IS) policy in Spain, mobilising close to EUR 9 billion over four years from national,...


Open for Business

by Collective Oecd (November 29, 2010)

Migrants contribute to the economic growth of their host countries in many ways, bringing new skills and competencies with them and helping to reduce labour shortages. An aspect that has received only limited...


Breaking Out of Policy Silos

by Collective Oecd (October 29, 2010)

In the context of the economic recovery and public budget cuts, policy silos and fragmented short-term policy interventions have become luxuries that our economies can no longer afford. Government intervenes...


Health Care Systems

by Collective Oecd (November 02, 2010)

People in OECD countries are healthier than ever before, as shown by longer life expectancy and lower mortality for diseases such as cancer. At the same time, total spending on health care now absorbs over 9%...


Annual Report on the OECD Guidelines for Multinational Enterprises 2010

by Collective Oecd (November 16, 2010)

The OECD Guidelines for Multinational Enterprises are recommendations to international business for conduct in such areas as human rights, labour, environment, consumer protection, the fight against corruption...


Cities and Climate Change

by Collective Oecd (November 29, 2010)

As the hubs of economic activity, cities drive the vast majority of the world’s energy use and are major contributors to global greenhouse gas emissions. Because they are home to major infrastructure and highly...


OECD Territorial Reviews: Guangdong, China 2010

by Collective Oecd (November 15, 2010)

Located on the southern coast of China, Guangdong is the country’s most populous and rich province. It has 95.4 million inhabitants and provides one-eighth of the national GDP. A key development feature of...


Denmark: Efficient e-Government for Smarter Public Service Delivery

by Collective Oecd (November 22, 2010)

This review is the first to analyse e-government at the country level using a revised framework designed to capture the new challenges faced by countries today. It highlights the richness of initiatives and...


Strategies for Business, Government and Civil Society to Fight Corruption in Asia and the Pacific

by Collective Oecd (December 03, 2009)

Bribery is bad for business, so why do businesses continue to bribe? What roles do business, government, and civil society have in the fight against corruption - and notably in the fight against bribery in business?...


Regions Matter

by Collective Oecd (November 24, 2009)

Why do some regions grow faster than others, and in ways that do not always conform to economic theory? This is a central issue in today’s economic climate, when policy makers are looking for ways to stimulate...


OECD Territorial Reviews: Trans-border Urban Co-operation in the Pan Yellow Sea Region, 2009

by Collective Oecd (December 01, 2009)

The Pan Yellow Sea Region (PYSR) covers the coasts of Northern China (Bohai Rim), western and southern Korea and south-western Japan (Kyushu). It has been one of the fastest growing economic zones in East Asia...