OECD Observer

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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 54th issue of the OECD Observer features articles on innovation in education, science ministers plans for the 70s, pollution by detergents, growth in tourism, computer use in OECD countries, and oil supplies.

Table of Contents

-Ministers meet to consider science policy for the seventies 3
-The problems associated with rapid urban growth 5
-A Factor for progress: Technological innovation 10
-International tourism in OECD member countries 14
-Opening the way for innovation in education 17
-Oil supplies - 1970 29
-Computer utilisation in OECD countries 32
-Acction to facilitate control of pollution by detergents 36
-Irrigation in the OECD Mediterranean countries 37
-New OECD publications 42

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