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 116th issue of the OECD Observer includes articles on the US and Europe, country problems, budgetary deficits and monetary policy, energy, agricultural trade, shipping and aid and the environment.

Table of Contents

-OECD Council Meeting at Ministerial Level Communique 3
-The United States and Europe: Coping with Change by Sylvia Ostry and Val Koromzay 5
-Country problems and strategies  14
--Belgium: Facing Structural Imbalances 14
--Norway: A Prosperity Too Dependent on Oil 15
--Spain: Progress Towards Adjustment 17
--Switzerland: Social Stability and Economic Discipline 18
-Budgetary deficits and monetary policy: A British Economist's View by Alan Budd, London Business School 20
-What prospects for nuclear policy? 24
-Natural gas: A New Energy Dependence? 28
-Energy: Reactions in Agriculture 34
-Agricultural trade 40
Maritime transport
-The outlook for western shipping: Changes in Political Structure by Roy Humphrey 47
-Aid and the protection of the Environment 50
New OECD publications 54

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