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.
Congestion has become a burden for the Dutch economy. Reforms to the transport system, including public transport, together with a more flexible housing market should reduce the economic and environmental burden of transport, thereby improving prospects for sustainable long term growth.
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Reviews of Higher Education in Regional and City Development are the OECD’s vehicle to mobilise higher education for economic, social and cultural development of cities and regions.
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Dutch summary of the OECD-FAO Agricultural Outlook 2010, assessing agricultural market prospects for production, consumption, trade, stocks and prices of featured commodities.
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Agreement between The Netherlands and Gibraltar for the exchange of information relating to tax matters
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As part of the OECD New Millennium Learners (NML) project, CERI (Centre for Educational Research and Innovation) initiated the ICT in Initial Teacher Training study. The objectives of the study are:to provide a detailed picture of how technology is used in initial teacher training from a comparative perspective; to analyse the views of the main stakeholders regarding the present and future use of technology in initial teacher
This book sheds light on the use of tax expenditures, mainly through a study of ten OECD countries: Canada, France, Germany, Japan, Korea, Netherlands, Spain, Sweden, the United Kingdom and the United States. It highlights key trends and successful practices.
Country case studies of China, Japan, Netherlands, South Africa and the United States in measures that may hamper trade in steel scrap, recovered paper and plastic scrap, and if and how they could be removed without compromising environmental protection.
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This note is taken from Chapter 3 of Economic Policy Reforms: Going for Growth 2010.