Bertelsmann Stiftung (ed.)

Christof Schiller, Thorsten Hellmann, Helene Schüle, Sascha Heller, Emma Gasster

In a Nutshell: Just How Resilient are OECD and EU Countries?

Sustainable Governance in the Context of the COVID-19 Crisis

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20 pages, PDF


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In states where freedom of the press, civil and political rights, the independence of the judiciary and core democratic values were subject to erosion even before the crisis, these worrying develop[1]ments became further entrenched as a result of actions taken in the name of battling the corona[1]virus crisis. However, those countries classified as democratically resilient proved able, for the most part, to demonstrate their resilience, even during the crisis.

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