Costa Rica recently strengthened its anti-bribery laws by introducing corporate criminal liability. Despite this achievement, loopholes in the definition of the foreign bribery offence and its enforcement raise significant concerns, according to a new report by the OECD Working Group on Bribery.
This page contains all information relating to implementation of the OECD Anti-Bribery Convention in Costa Rica.
These ready-made tables and charts provide for snapshot of aid (Official Development Assistance) for all DAC Members as well as recipient countries and territories. Summary reports by regions (Africa, America, Asia, Europe, Oceania) and the world are also available.
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This review was conducted in the context of the Costa Rica's roadmap to OECD membership. It evaluates the country's willingness and ability to implement the substantive OECD legal instruments related to digital economy policy, and compares its national policies to OECD best practices.
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This report provides an overview of consumer policy in Costa Rica in the context of the country's roadmap to OECD membership. It aims to assess Costa Rica's willingness and ability to implement the substantive OECD legal instruments related to consumer policy, and to evaluate Costa Rica’s policies and practices compared to OECD best practices on consumer issues.
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A two-page OECD summary and analysis of the Services Trade Restrictiveness Index results for Costa Rica
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The report focuses on two technical elements of the regulatory framework that affect the competition level of a procurement system: i) the exceptions to competitive tendering, and ii) the threshold system in place. The analysis demonstrates the impact of both dimensions on Costa Rica’s economy.
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This review of Cost Rica by the OECD's Insurance and Private Pensions Committee and Working Party on Governmental Experts on Insurance examines Costa Rica's position with respect to core principles related to insurance systems.
Statistics Working Paper N. 100 2018/13 - The paper describes inequality trends in selected emerging economies (Brazil, Colombia, Costa Rica, China, India, Indonesia and South Africa) in a range of monetary (i.e. income) and non-monetary dimensions of people’s life (i.e. education, health status, employment and subjective well-being).