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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 98th issue of the OECD Observer features articles on assistance to Turkey, intensifying energy efforts, environmental prevention being less costly than the cure, the state of the environment, environment and the economy, technology on trial, an the Mackenzie Valley inquiry.

Table of Contents

Special assistance for Turkey 3
Ministers agree to intensify energy efforts: Meeting of International Energy Agency's Governing Board at Ministerial Level 4
-Prevention: Less costly than cure: Main Theme for OECD's Environment Ministers 9
-The state of the environment in OECD countries 14
-The environment and current economic problems 29
Technology on trial by K. Guild Nichols 34
-A case study: The Mackenzie Valley inquiry (study for a Canadian natural gas pipeline) by Mr. Justice Thomas R. Berger 37
New OECD publications 42

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