By: Charles Price, Deputy Director at HM Treasury, United Kingdom In a recent talk at the UCL Institute of Innovation and Public Purpose, Brian Eno said “I like bureaucrats…They get a bad deal because they don't look as glamorous as artists. But actually what they're doing is stabilising knowledge, keeping things running, and sometimes innovating … Continue reading The knowledge economy, intangible assets and public wealth
SOEs sit at the centre of economic decision-making in many countries worldwide. Patrick Heller discusses how open data has the potential to improve their governance.
On the occasion of the launch of a new OECD study of what happens to public officials who accept bribes, Klaus Moosmayer explains why governments and business must work together to address the demand side of bribery.
Kathryn Dovey of the OECD talks to Bill Below about National Contact Points for for Responsible Business Conduct — the unique grievance mechanism created to address and resolve cases of potential non-compliance to the OECD Guidelines for Multinational Enterprises.
Julio Bacio Terracino talks with On The Level's Bill Below about the influence of the powerful few—those individuals and organisations that manage to shape political outcomes to favour their narrow interests rather than the public good. This cycle that can only be broken through governance systems that ensure that all voices are heard. Yet, political … Continue reading Influence: Why the powerful few are more powerful than ever
A 100 million AUD 'kangaroo' bond that's allowing the World Bank to take a giant leap in blockchain technology? That's just one of the real-world applications discussed in the second instalment of our two-part series dedicated to the blockchain revolution. Greg Medcraft, who leads the OECD Directorate for Financial and Enterprise Affairs, talks to Bill Below … Continue reading The Blockchain Revolution, The Power of Positive Disruption, Part II
Behavioural Economics plays an increasingly important role in the design of public policy worldwide. OECD On The Level talks with Faisal Naru and Filippo Cavassini of the OECD on some of the latest developments in this ground-breaking discipline. With Bill Below.
In the fifth post of his Legacy Blog Series, Roel Nieuwenkamp looks at how the government authorities responsible for implementing the OECD Guidelines for Multinational Enterprises can be strengthened.
At the end of July 2018, the OECD announced a 44% drop in global outward foreign direct investment in the first quarter of 2018. Maria Borga of the OECD explores the causes and likely impacts going forward of what could become a permanent reduction in outward FDI. With Bill Below.