This publication presents the main results and policy implications of an OECD survey of more than 10 000 households in 10 countries. It offers new insight into what policy measures really work, looking at what factors affect people’s behaviour towards the environment.
This book examines the environmental impacts of international maritime transport, and looks more in detail at the impacts stemming from near-port shipping activities, the handling of the goods in the ports and from the distribution of the goods to the surrounding regions.
Dutch agricultural risk management should develop an ex ante policy framework for assistance in catastrophic events such as livestock epidemics and climatic disasters, as well as a longer-term strategy on insurance.
The housing market figures among the main determinants of labour mobility, as households seldom make employment and housing decisions independently of each other.
The Dutch occupational pension system has been successful in securing high asset accumulation to fund generous pension promises.
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.