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The OECD Observer, OECD's quarterly magazine presents concise, up-to-date and authoritative analysis of crucial world economic and social issues. Through the pages of the Observer OECD’s experts offer insights on the questions facing the Organisation’s member governments and provide an excellent opportunity for readers to stay ahead of policy debates.

Each edition of the Observer reports on a core theme of the OECD’s on-going work, and every article are bolstered by key tables and graphs. Each issue contains a regular databank of economic and social data and a subscription to the print edition of the OECD’s Observer also includes the annual OECD Yearbook as well as online access to all OECD Observer issues from its inception in 1962 onwards.

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This 12th issue of the OECD Observer includes articles on problems related to the birth of a nation, shipping services, freight markets and port efficiency, how industrial research should be carried out, the move away from the land, and guarding against inflation.

Table of Contents

-Problems of the birth of a nation by Willard L. Thorp, Chairman of the OECD Development Assistance Committee 3
-Proposals for strengthening the assistance effort 8
-Shipping services, freight markets and port efficiency 10
-Mobile facilities to raise standards of science teaching 14
-The gas industry: Its contribution to economic growth 15
-Guarding against inflation 19
-Forecasting the move away from the land 27
-The management of the British economy,1945-1960: General conclusions of a newly-published book by J.C.R. Dow, OECD Assistant Secretary-General 30
-Dragon reactor system holds promise of cheaper, more efficient energy for Europe 32
-Financial support to the fishing industries 36
-International co-operation to study the pollution of water by detergents 38
-Industrial reserach: How should it be carried out? by Dr. F.N. Woodward, Scientific Counsellor 40

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