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Traditionally, pay analysis in the public sector has been based on cross section data, such as average or median wages. This study differs in that micro longitudinal data are used to explain and compare pay determination in the French and Italian...
  • 26 Jan 2000
  • OECD Development Centre
  • Pages: 240
Eradicating poverty has long been one of the priorities of development co-operation. Yet, despite undoubted progress towards this goal, the strategies adopted at the international and national levels remain controversial. Poverty reduction is a ...
  • 04 Feb 2013
  • OECD
  • Pages: 324
This book provides a framework to understand why there are waiting lists for elective surgery in some OECD countries and not in others. It also describes how waiting times are measured in OECD countries and reviews different policy approaches to...
This report provides a cross-country review of waste, materials management and circular economy policies in selected OECD countries, drawing on OECD’s Environmental Performance Reviews during the period 2010-17. It presents the main achievements in...
This OECD Emission Scenario Document (ESD) is intended to provide information on the sources, use patterns, and potential release pathways of chemicals to be used in water washing machines at industrial and institutional laundries.
  • 27 Nov 2017
  • OECD
  • Pages: 208
This report examines the current system of water abstraction and pollution charges in operation in Brazil. It assesses the Current system’s implementation challenges and provides possible solutions.
  • 25 Mar 1998
  • OECD
  • Pages: 64
This report presents the discussions and conclusions of the OECD workshop on sustainable water consumption. It examines progress made on a range of key water policy issues and examines some of the more innovative attempts to put into practice a wider...
  • 11 Feb 2016
  • OECD
  • Pages: 140
Building on a survey of 48 cities in OECD countries and emerging economies, the report analyses key factors affecting urban water governance, discusses trends in allocating roles and responsibilities across levels of government, and assesses...
This report assesses the main governance and financing challenges to private sector participation (PSP) in the water supply and sanitation sector of Jordan, and provides ways forward to address them, based on international experience and OECD...
This report addresses multilevel governance challenges in water policy in the Latin American and the Caribbean (LAC) and identifies good practices for co-ordinating water across ministries, between levels of government, and across local and regional...
  • 25 Oct 2011
  • OECD
  • Pages: 244
This report addresses multilevel governance challenges in water policy implementation and identifies good practices for coordinating water policy across ministries, between levels of government, and across local actors at subnational level.
This report diagnoses the main governance and financing challenges to private sector participation in the water supply and wastewater sector of Tunisia, and provides ways forward to address these challenges.
  • 17 Mar 2014
  • OECD
  • Pages: 296
This report assesses the extent to which Dutch water governance is fit for future challenges and sketches an agenda for the reform of water policies in the Netherlands.
This report examines the progress made in water management in OECD countries in the light of the objectives of Agenda 21.
  • 30 Jul 2001
  • OECD
  • Pages: 144
This volume analyses the causes underlying the dire state of water infrastructure in the NIS and presents recommendations for addressing it which were adopted at a meeting of Economic/Finance and Environment Ministers held in Almaty, Kazakhstan, in...
  • 12 Mar 2012
  • OECD
  • Pages: 156
This book examines linking policies and farm management to improve water quality.
  • 13 Apr 2015
  • OECD
  • Pages: 144
Capturing information from 27 OECD countries and key partner economies, the report presents key findings from the OECD Survey of Water Resources Allocation and case studies of successful allocation reform.
  • 02 Sep 2015
  • OECD
  • Pages: 280
This book assesses the performance of Brazil’s water governance and suggests policy recommendations for strengthening the co-ordination between federal and state water policies and for setting up more robust water allocation regimes that can better...
  • 25 Sep 2017
  • OECD
  • Pages: 196
Agriculture is expected to face increasing water risks that will impact production, markets, trade and food security - risks that can be mitigated with targeted policy actions on water hotspots.
  • 02 Sep 2013
  • OECD
  • Pages: 171
This publication examines the critical issues surrounding water security (water shortage, water excess, inadequate water quality, the resilience of freshwater systems), providing a rationale for a risk-based approach and the management of trade-offs...
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