Publications & Documents

  • 9-February-2012


    Education: Reduce school failure to boost equity and growth, says OECD

    Governments should invest more in disadvantaged schools and students to ensure that everyone gets a fair chance, according to a new OECD report.

  • 7-December-2011


    OECD Statistical Profile of Netherlands

    The country statistical profiles include a wide range of indicators on economy, education, energy, environment, foreign aid, health, information and communication, labour, migration, R&D, trade and society.

  • 10-November-2011


    The Netherlands (2011), DAC Peer Review: Main Findings and Recommendations

    The Netherlands continues to achieve its target of allocating 0.7% of its national income as official development assistance and should sustain this. While retaining its emphasis on the Millennium Development Goals, the Netherlands is now revising its approach to development co-operation.

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  • 28-September-2011


    Netherlands - DAC Peer Review of Development Co-operation

    The Netherlands is one of only five DAC members to have achieved the United Nations (UN) target of allocating 0.7% of its national income as official development assistance (ODA). Since 1975 it has surpassed this target every year.

  • 8-September-2011


    "Effective Governance from the Centre": First GCES Thematic Conference, The Hague, Netherlands, 21-22 November 2011

    Even as regional, local and school levels receive more autonomy, the role of the centre is still crucial for a number of key reasons. This first thematic conference focused on the role of central government in complex, multilevel systems of governance.

  • 1-July-2011

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    Overcoming School Failure: Policies that Work - Netherlands Country Report

    This project is organized to make the most of the OECD’s strengths—to provide a framework through which governments can compare experiences, seek responses to tackle common problems, and identify and share good practices.

  • 29-June-2011


    Policy strategies for growth, competiveness and employment in Europe

    The centre of economic gravity is moving from the advanced to the large emerging economies, particularly Brazil, China and India. For many years, OECD countries accounted for around 70% of global GDP. Today, this share has shrunk to around 60% and it is set to fall further.

  • 24-June-2011


    Government at a Glance 2011: Information by country

    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.

  • 8-April-2011


    Greening Household Behaviour: The Role of Public Policy

    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.

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  • 17-February-2011


    Netherlands: Thematic Review on Risk Management in Agriculture

    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.

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