Korea tops a new OECD PISA survey that tests how 15-year olds use computers and the Internet to learn. The next best performers were New Zealand, Australia, Japan, Hong-Kong China and Iceland.
These country notes contain over 50 indicators which compare the political and institutional frameworks of national governments as well as revenues and expenditures, employment, and compensation. They include a description of government policies on integrity, e-government and open government.
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Denmark holds high ambitions to improve student outcomes and deserves credit for gaining broad agreement from all major stakeholders in efforts to stimulate an assessment and evaluation culture in compulsory education.
The conference reviewed the results of OECD research with national policy makers and practitioners, debating the best way of managing flexibility and accountability in labour market policy.
Denmark’s official development assistance reached USD 2.8 billion in 2009, or 0.88% of its gross national income. The OECD’s Development Assistance Committee notes that Denmark’s annual ODA has surpassed the United Nation’s aid target of 0.7% of GNI since 1978, earning its global reputation as a generous donor.
This report summarises the legal and regulatory framework for transparency and exchange of information for tax purposes in Denmark.
This review is the first to analyse e-government at the country level using a revised framework designed to capture the new challenges faced by countries today. It highlights the richness of initiatives and actions taken by Denmark in relation to a number of areas.
The unique OECD peer review process has helped improve public policy. It assesses how countries manage the design, adoption and enforcement of regulations according to a conceptual framework. It ensures comparability while taking account of institutional and cultural differences across countries.
Denmark is at the forefront of efforts made by countries around the world to provide and use online services and to boost a more efficient and effective public sector.
At the Global Green Growth Conference 2010, Angel Gurría pointed out that 'Green Growth has the potential to shape the 21st century', that 'Green is compatible with growth; it is a source of growth.'