Taxation is a key tool by which governments can influence energy use to contain its environmental impacts. This report provides a systematic analysis of the structure and level of energy taxes in OECD and selected other countries, including Russia; together, they cover 80% of global energy use.
There are now 42 adherents to the OECD Declaration on Green Growth. Lithuania has joined Costa Rica, Colombia, Croatia, Latvia, Morocco, Tunisia, as well as OECD members in having adhered to the declaration. Latest reports are now available on Zambia, Slovak Republic, Slovenia, Korea and Latvia.
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This note presents selected findings based on the set of well-being indicators used for the Better Life initiative and shows what users of the Better Life Index are telling us about their well-being priorities.
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This country note from Going for Growth 2015 for the Russian Federation identifies and assesses progress made on key reforms to boost long-term growth, improve competitiveness and productivity and create jobs.
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Education at a Glance 2014: Russian Federation (Russian)
Regards sur l'éducation 2014 : données analytiques par pays
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Russia continues to rank first in tertiary attainment, but this is not reflected in the level of literacy skills among the population.
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The ability to measure innovation is essential to an improvement strategy in education. This country note analyses how the practices are changing within classrooms and educational organisations and how teachers develop and use their pedagogical resources.
The report provides an update of some of the developments in environmental expenditure and finance in the Russian Federation.
Russia has demonstrated good resilience during the financial and economic crisis, though the speed of convergence has been lower than in most BRIICS countries, and growth has slowed more recently.