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1-December-2014

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Lobbying standards still not where they should be - EU Observer blog

Opinion piece on lobbying regulation by Rolf Alter, published in the EU Observer.

28-November-2014

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Lobbying: an opaque activity of dubious integrity? Insights blog

OECD blog article on the lobbying, written for the launch of the publication "Lobbyists, Government and Public Trust, Volume 3".

22-November-2014

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An innovative public sector? - Insights Blog

Over the past couple of years the OECD has been working with countries to develop the Observatory of Public Sector Innovation, to help them make the most of innovation. The Observatory puts the experiences of innovators from across the world at everyone’s finger tips.

21-November-2014

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Trust is all you need... - educationtoday blog

Trust is the glue that holds societies together. It is essential for most social and economic relations. Since the beginning of the economic crisis, OECD countries have been under pressure to restore trust in their institutions, especially in their governments.

13-November-2014

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Why reform is the right option

“Life is full of alternatives but no choice.” G20 leaders at the summit in Brisbane, Australia, in November should reflect on these words by Australian writer Patrick White, a Nobel Laureate, as they prepare their economic strategies for the years to come.

12-November-2014

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Better policies for better lives: this time, in your region - Insights Blog

Better policies for better lives: this time, in your region - Insights Blog

2-April-2014

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Building up trust

In 2008, a Gallup poll reported that, on average, less than half of the OECD population trusted their government. The crisis worsened the situation with a decline of four additional percentage points since then. Public actors and institutions have been blamed for their failure to cope with the crisis and for the impact it has had on people’s lives.

31-January-2014

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Blog: How should we measure quality of life in urban centres?

This blog, written by David Satterthwaite with the International Institute for Environment and Development (IIED), discusses what indicators are needed in order to assess the quality of life of the urban poor.

16-January-2014

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Take the Government at a Glance Quiz

Taking a ruler to our rulers: Government at a Glance Quiz

20-December-2013

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Blog: Trust in Government - Causes, consequences and solutions

This blog post on trust in governments is a compilation of presentations given at the OECD Workshop entitled "Joint Learning for an OECD Trust Strategy", held on 14 October 2013.

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