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Making Decentralisation Work in Chile
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    http://oecd.metastore.ingenta.com/content/8517031e.pdf
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This report provides a comprehensive analysis of the challenges confronting Chile’s centralised growth model and recommendations towards developing a more integrated territorial approach.
Skills for a High Performing Civil Service
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    http://oecd.metastore.ingenta.com/content/4217391e.pdf
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This report looks at the capacity and capabilities of civil servants of OECD countries and suggests approaches for addressing skills gaps through recruitment, development and workforce management

Statistics

General government deficit
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General government deficit is defined as the fiscal position of government after accounting for capital expenditures. Net-lending means that government is providing financial resources to other sectors and net-borrowing means that government requires...
The Size and Sectoral Distribution of State-Owned Enterprises
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State-owned enterprises (SOEs) are important elements of many national economies. They are also increasingly active internationally, which has led to renewed concerns in recent years about whether their competitive conditions in home markets might...
Developing Effective Working Relationships Between Supreme Audit Institutions and Parliaments
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Supreme audit institutions and parliaments have an important role in holding governments to account for the use of public funds. Parliaments rely on the objective and professional work of supreme audit institutions to provide them with information...
 
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Thematic Video on Governance

In unitary countries, the share of local taxes is among the highest in the Nordic countries (Sweden, Denmark, and Finland) and Japan, where local taxes account for more than 25% of total tax revenue.
 
 
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