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- Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development 2003; US$ 35.00
Following on from his The World Economy: a Millennial Perspective, published by the OECD in 2001, Angus Maddison offers a rare insight into the history and political influence of national accounts and national accounting. He demonstrates that such statistical data can enlighten the contemporary and later observer in the analysis of economic phenomena... more...
- Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development 2009; US$ 32.00
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 acknowledged good practices in OECD and non-member countries, they represent a significant step forward. They provide guidance for the implementation... more...
- Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development 2003; US$ 75.00
One in five of the world's population live in extreme poverty, with a per capita income of less than a dollar a day. At least two-thirds of these people live in rural areas, where farming is the dominant source of income. At the same time, the poorest non-farm households spend a relatively large share of their budgets on food. more...
- Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development 2003; US$ 77.00
Interest in the quality and health of soil has grown with the recognition that soil is vital not only to production of food and fiber, but also the smooth functioning of the ecosystem, and overall environmental stability. Agriculture needs economic soil management practices that provide sufficient food and yet maintain environmental stability, ecological... more...
- Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development 2003; US$ 78.00
Trade liberalisation affects the pattern and structure of agricultural production, with consequences for the environment. But what are these impacts? And do agri-environmental policies affect international competitiveness? This study takes an in-depth look at the pig sector in OECD countries and draws some conclusions about the most appropriate forms... more...
- Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development 2003; US$ 58.00
Agricultural trade disputes over issues such as beef hormones and genetically modified organisms have received wide public attention and illustrated the trade-off between domestic and international policy objectives. Although often viewed predominantly from a domestic perspective, food safety and other technical regulations can have significant trans-boundary... more...
- Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development 2004; US$ 100.00
What are the risks and opportunities associated with genetically engineered organisms in terms of the environment, food safety, and economic and trade issues? The various and often diverging answers to this question were discussed at the workshop on Challenges and Risks of GMOs - What Risk Analysis is Appropriate? Options for Future Policy Making... more...
- Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development 2003; US$ 100.00
This publication contains statistics on fisheries and aquaculture in OECD countries for 1999, 2000 and 2001. Information is provided on landings, fleet capacity, aquaculture production, employment and trade in fish and fish products. Analytical work by the OECD on fisheries is carried out by the Committee for Fisheries and covers a wide range... more...
- Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development 2003; US$ 70.00
Development results and aid effectiveness have moved to the centre of the development debate and all players are looking at a more results-oriented approach. OECD countries want assurance that they get value for their development donations. In partner countries, citizens are demanding better public expenditure management, including aid allocations,... more...
- Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development 2003; US$ 30.00
This publication provides detailed information on individual commitments, i.e. intended disbursements, of Official Development Assistance (ODA) and Official Aid (OA) to central and eastern European countries and the New Independent States of the former Soviet Union for the years 2001 and 2002. more...