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 126th issue of the OECD Observer features articles on social expenditure, technological innovation in less-developed countries, migration, trade in services, control of mergers, property taxes, the Sahel, women in development and the latest OECD Economic Outlook.

Table of Contents

Social expenditure: Erosion or evolution? 3
Science and technology
-Technological innovation: Key to progress in less-developed countries 7
-How can migrants be involved in industrial development? 11
-The Obstacles to international trade in services:
--Insurance 13
-Tourism  14
Finance and Investment
-Control of mergers 16
Property taxers: A Reassessment by deffrey P. Owens 17
-Development in the Sahel: A time for action 19
-Women in development - New DAC Guiding Principles 22
-Strengthening the recovery - Highlights from OECD Economic Outlook, December 1983  24
New OECD publications 29

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