Bertelsmann Stiftung (ed.)

Policy Performance and Governance Capacities in the OECD and EU

Sustainable Governance Indicators 2016

  • 2016, 28 pp (PDF)
  • Free of charge

Reform capacity of the government, quality of democracy and rule of-law or level of social inclusion – every year the Sustainable Governance Indicators (SGI) examine the future viability of the OECD and EU member states. The Nordic countries are still best equipped for the future, but their top position is wavering. The consequences of the economic and financial crisis are still drastic, especially in the Eurozone. With national populism on the rise in several countries, the refugee challenge poses a real test for the EU.