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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 59th issue of the OECD Observer features articles on the OECD Economic Outlook, July 1972, the service sector, price control, the shift in spending patterns, how new towns can be financed, fundamental vs. applied research and the Queen of the Netherlands at OECD.

Table of Contents

-One earth 3
-The changing distribution of economic resources 4
-Financing of new towns 9
-The facts behind flags of convenience 12
-Needed: A better materials policy 16
-Highlights from the OECD Economic Outlook for July 1972 19
-Inflation and the service sector 27
-Recent experiencd with price control 29
-New figures on development aid 31
-A New approach to a false alternative: Fundamental vs. applied research 34
-At OECD 38
--Visit of the Queen of the Netherlands
--Meeting of the MaritimeTransport Committee
-New OECD publications 42

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