Structural economic reforms, such as labour market and pension reforms, are often difficult to introduce because of voter discontent. Elsa Fornero and Anna Lo Prete have investigated whether painful reforms take more or less of a toll on the politicians who introduce them in countries where financial literacy is higher.
In the second post of his Legacy Blog Series, Roel Nieuwenkamp makes a plea for the use of plain language to help advance the responsible business conduct agenda.
The OECD's Daniel Gerson explains why your input counts for the draft Recommendation on Public Service Leadership and Capability.
In the first post of his Legacy Blog Series, Roel Nieuwenkamp takes a look at responsible business conduct in the broader context of trade and investment policies in the globalisation debate.
As the UK’s 2018-2020 Open Government National Action Plan is being drawn up, Rahul Rose of Corruption Watch UK looks at how a less opaque court system could benefit public interest journalism, including efforts to expose major bribery scandals.
On the occasion of the release of the OECD Due Diligence Guidance on Responsible Business Conduct, the OECD’s Tyler Gillard looks at how governments can encourage international standards of responsible business conduct in business activities and supply chains.
As the digital technologies transforming the global business landscape reach deeper into the non-digital economy, the OECD’s Michael Gestrin and Julia Staudt look at potential implications for multinational enterprises and international investment.
On the occasion of Open Government Week, (May 7-11, 2018), launched by the Open Government Partnership (OGP), Marcos Bonturi, Director of the OECD Directorate for Public Governance, emphasises the event's significance as a unique opportunity to share ideas and discuss solutions to transform the way governments work with and for their citizens. The ultimate goal: more open, transparent and accountable policies for better lives...
In the wake of the second round of OECD PISA student financial literacy results, Paul Gerrans, Professor of Accounting and Finance at the University of Western Australia, looks at whether more needs to done to ensure the financial literacy of Australian undergraduates.
In the context of global discussions on Investor-State Dispute Settlement reform, the OECD’s David Gaukrodger looks at why adjudicator selection is attracting attention.