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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...

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...

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...

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...

Rethinking e-Government Services

by Collective Oecd (October 02, 2009)

Expecting substantial savings and improved public services – a trend further accentuated by the financial and economic crisis beginning in 2008 – OECD countries have invested in the development of e-government...

OECD Principles for Integrity in Public Procurement

by Collective Oecd (March 24, 2009)

The OECD Principles for Integrity in Public Procurement are a ground-breaking instrument that promotes good governance in the entire procurement cycle, from needs assessment to contract management. Based on...

Annual Report on the OECD Guidelines for Multinational Enterprises 2008

by Collective Oecd (March 11, 2009)

The Guidelines for Multinational Enterprises are recommendations to international businesses on conduct in such areas as labour, the environment, consumer protection and the fight against corruption. The recommendations...

OECD Reviews of Risk Management Policies: Japan 2009

by Collective Oecd (February 25, 2009)

Damages to economic assets resulting from natural disasters have soared in the past fifteen years, and climate change models forecast intensified exposure to extreme weather in many OECD countries. This OECD...

Focus on Citizens

by Collective Oecd (May 28, 2009)

Complex policy issues cannot be solved by government alone. Delivering high-quality public services at the least cost and achieving shared public policy goals requires innovative approaches and greater involvement...

Why Is Administrative Simplification So Complicated?

by Collective Oecd (September 27, 2010)

“Too much ‘red tape’!” is one of the most common complaints from businesses and citizens in OECD countries. Administrative simplification is a regulatory quality tool to review and reduce administrative...

Better Regulation in Europe: Sweden 2010

by Collective Oecd (July 01, 2010)

The importance of effective regulation has never been so clear as it is today, in the wake of the worst economic downturn since the Great Depression. But how exactly can Better Regulation policy improve countries’...

Better Regulation in Europe: France 2010

by Collective Oecd (September 17, 2010)

This report maps and analyses the core issues which together make up effective regulatory management for France, laying down a framework of what should be driving regulatory policy and reform in the future....

Public Administration after "New Public Management"

by Collective Oecd (June 07, 2010)

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...

OECD Public Governance Reviews: Finland 2010

by Collective Oecd (September 09, 2010)

Finland’s traditional Nordic model is under pressure: A rapidly ageing society, the global economic crisis and growing societal disillusionment require the public administration to be strategically agile in...

Dedicated Public-Private Partnership Units

by Collective Oecd (March 03, 2010)

Dedicated public-private partnership (PPP) units are organisations set up with full or partial aid of the government to ensure that the skills needed to handle third-party provision of goods and services are...

Risk and Regulatory Policy

by Collective Oecd (April 09, 2010)

We expect governments to protect citizens from the adverse consequences of hazardous events. At the same time it is not possible or necessarily in the best interest of citizens for all risks to be removed. A...

OECD Reviews of Human Resource Management in Government: Brazil 2010

by Collective Oecd (May 20, 2010)

This review of human resource management (HRM) in the federal government of Brazil provides a detailed diagnosis of the management of government employees, and solutions for improving it. The assessments and...

OECD Reviews of Risk Management Policies: Italy 2010

by Collective Oecd (April 14, 2010)

This OECD review of risk management policies focuses on the Italian civil protection system and its means to prepare for and react to earthquakes, floods, tsunamis, landslides and even volcanoes. The Italian...

Progress in Public Management in the Middle East and North Africa

by Collective Oecd (July 02, 2010)

The MENA-OECD Governance Programme supports public sector reform in the Middle East and North African (MENA) region. Since its inception in 2003, the programme has helped the region to improve institutions for...

Consumer Policy Toolkit

by Collective Oecd (July 09, 2010)

The markets for goods and services have undergone significant changes over the past 20 years. Regulatory reform, more open global markets, new technologies, and growth in the role of services in economic activity...