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Trust and Public Policy
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This report examines the influence of trust on policy making and explores some of the steps governments can take to strengthen public trust.
OECD Environmental Performance Reviews: New Zealand 2017
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OECD Environmental Performance Reviews provide independent assessments of countries’ progress towards their environmental policy objectives. Reviews promote peer learning, enhance government accountability, and provide targeted recommendations aimed...

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General government financial wealth
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The financial net worth of the general government sector is the total value of its financial assets minus the total value of its outstanding liabilities.
Diffuse Pollution, Degraded Waters
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After decades of regulation and investment to reduce point source water pollution, OECD countries still face water quality challenges (e.g. eutrophication) from diffuse agricultural and urban sources of pollution, that is disperse pollution from...
Governance statistics in OECD countries and beyond
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The paper provides a first assessment of the range of governance statistics that are available in OECD countries, reaching three main conclusions. First, while several statistics relating to various aspects of governance are already available, they...
 
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In unitary countries, the share of local taxes is among the highest in the Nordic countries (Sweden, Denmark, and Finland) and Japan, where local taxes account for more than 25% of total tax revenue.
 
 
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