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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 74th issue of the OECD Observer features articles on problems caused by the oil price rise, and new initiatives to solve them, the impact on financial flows to the developing world, control of mergers, effects of tax and welfare schemes on workers' incomes, and the annual OECD Member Country statistics.

Table of Contents

-Energy policy and its effects on the international monetary situation by Emile van Lennep, Secretary General of OECD 3
-New Initiatives in International Co-operation
--OECD's Financial Support Fund 9
--Energy: Conservation and the Development of Alternative Sources 13
--OECD's Committee on International Investment and Multinational Enterprises  14
-Financial Flows to the Developing World
--Flows to developing countries 16
--The changing context for private capital flows to developing countries  27
--Debt problems of developing countries 29
-The OECD Member Countries (statistics for 1973) 19
-The role of the Eurocredit market 33
-Why mergers should be controlled 34
-The effect of tax and welfare programmes on workers' incomes 36
-New OECD publications 41

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