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Taking Heat

by Ari Fleischer HarperCollins e-books (October 13, 2009)

The early years of the twenty-first century were a tumultuous time in America. The country faced a hotly contested presidential election, the largest terrorist attack in the nation's history, and the early stages...


It's Our Turn to Eat

by Michela Wrong HarperCollins e-books (June 16, 2009)

"A fast-paced political thriller.... Wrong's gripping, thoughtful book stands as both a tribute to Githongo's courage and a cautionary tale." —New York Times Book Review

“On one level, It’s Our Turn to...


Don't Hurt People and Don't Take Their Stuff

by Matt Kibbe William Morrow (April 01, 2014)

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER

In this essential manifesto of the new libertarian movement, New York Times bestselling author and president of FreedomWorks Matt Kibbe makes a stand for individual liberty and shows...


Crooked Politics in Northwest Indiana

by Jerry Davich The History Press (March 06, 2017)

Defined by a tangled web of deception for more than a century, Northwest Indiana's political culture involved secret handshakes, tapped phone calls, backroom deals and murder.

Found submerged in his car with...


Moving Forward

by Karine Jean-Pierre Harlequin Audio (November 05, 2019)

?One of the most important voices of her generation.? ?Joy-Ann Reid

?A useful roadmap for all of us about how to make a difference.? ?David Axelrod

?Moving Forward will inspire you.? ?Valerie Jarrett

An inspiring...


Dick Gregory's Political Primer

by Dick Gregory & James R. McGraw Amistad (September 15, 2020)

A unique and timeless guide to American government and its electoral process—as relevant today as when it was first published in 1972—from the voice of black consciousness, cultural icon Dick Gregory, the...


The Madman Theory

by Jim Sciutto Harper (August 11, 2020)

From praising dictators to alienating allies, Trump has made chaos his calling card. Has his strategy caused more problems than it solved?Richard Nixon tried it first. Hoping to make communist bloc countries...


The Burn Pits

by Joseph Hickman & Jesse Ventura Hot Books (February 16, 2016)

"There's a whole chapter on my son Beau... He was co-located [twice] near these burn pits."

-Joe Biden, former Vice President of the United States of America

The Agent Orange of the 21st Century... Thousands of...


Understanding the Drivers of Trust in Government Institutions in Korea

by Collectif Oecd (November 30, 2018)

The erosion of public trust challenges government’s capacity to implement policies and carry out reforms. While Korea has achieved and maintained rapid economic growth and development, and performs comparatively...


Flexibility and Proportionality in Corporate Governance

by Collectif Oecd (November 28, 2018)

This report provides an assessment of the flexibility and proportionality arrangements available within corporate governance frameworks that relate to seven areas of regulation: pre-emptive rights; board composition,...


OECD Integrity Review of Nuevo León, Mexico

by Collectif Oecd (November 21, 2018)

This review analyses the integrity system of Nuevo León, Mexico, as well as its efforts to build a culture of integrity in the public administration. It looks at mechanisms for providing timely advice and guidance...


The Innovation System of the Public Service of Canada

by Collectif Oecd (November 20, 2018)

Governments today are confronted with a complex array of interconnected problems, increased citizen expectations, and fiscal constraints. Furthermore, they must operate in a context of fast-paced technological,...


SMEs in Public Procurement

by Collectif Oecd (October 26, 2018)

The relevance and economic implications of public procurement – which represents 12% of GDP and one-third of government expenditures in the OECD area - make it a powerful tool for improving public service...


Scientific Advice During Crises

by Collectif Oecd (October 22, 2018)

This report looks at how scientific advice can best support crisis management during transnational crises, such as those provoked by natural hazards or pandemics. Scientific advice has an important role to play...


OECD Regulatory Policy Outlook 2018

by Collectif Oecd (October 10, 2018)

Laws and regulations govern the everyday life of businesses and citizens, and are important tools of public policy. Regulating has never been easy, but the overwhelming pace of technological change and unprecedented...


Access to Justice for Business and Inclusive Growth in Latvia

by Collectif Oecd (September 28, 2018)

Like many OECD countries, Latvia is taking an innovative, user-centred approach to improving legal and justice services by strengthening the judicial sector and law enforcement authorities This report reviews...


Good Regulatory Practices to Support Small and Medium Enterprises in Southeast Asia

by Collectif Oecd (October 09, 2018)

Small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) can find it challenging to cope and comply with regulations and adapt regulatory changes. Good regulatory practice (GRP) helps create a stable and enabling regulatory...


OECD Regions and Cities at a Glance 2018

by Collectif Oecd (October 09, 2018)

This report looks at how regions and cities across the OECD are progressing towards stronger economies, higher quality of life for their citizens and more inclusive societies. This edition presents regional...


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...


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...


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...


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...


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...


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...


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...


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,...


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...


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?...


OECD Journal on Budgeting, Volume 2009 Supplement 1

by Collective Oecd (November 06, 2009)

Over the past decade, Mexico has undergone significant economic and political reform. This period has witnessed important improvements in the health of public finances which should place Mexico in a better position...


Lobbyists, Governments and Public Trust, Volume 1

by Collective Oecd (December 01, 2009)

Lobbying can improve policy making by providing valuable insights and data, but it can also result in unfair advantages for vested interests if the process is opaque and standards are lax.?? Lobbying is resource...


Regulatory Impact Analysis

by Collective Oecd (September 04, 2009)

Regulatory impact analysis (RIA) is a systemic approach to critically assessing the positive and negative effects of proposed and existing regulations and non-regulatory alternatives. This publication brings...


Government at a Glance 2009

by Collective Oecd (October 22, 2009)

The actions and policies of government touch our daily lives in countless ways. Quantifying and measuring government actions can help leaders make better decisions, and can help to hold government accountable...


Measuring Government Activity

by Collective Oecd (April 14, 2009)

The size and the economic significance of the public sector make it a major contributor to economic growth and social welfare. The goods and services government provides, its redistributive and regulatory powers,...


OECD Reviews of Regulatory Reform: China 2009

by Collective Oecd (May 05, 2009)

China has made enormous progress in developing the modern legal and regulatory foundation for the market economy. The private sector is now the main driver of growth, and new laws have gone a long way toward...