Organisation for Economic Co-Operation and Development (OECD)

The OECD is made up of 30 member countries that share a commitment to democratic government and market economy. The OECD is probably best known for its publications and its statistics, work that covers economic and social issues, including macroeconomics, trade, education, development, and science. Evaluation and decision making by the OECD take the form of “peer review and pressure”:

Peer review can be described as the systematic examination and assessment of the performance of a State by other States, with the ultimate goal of helping the reviewed State improve its policy making, adopt best practices, and comply with established standards and principles. The examination is conducted on a non-adversarial basis, and it relies heavily on mutual trust among the States involved in the review, as ...
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