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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 140th issue of the OECD Observer features articles on the OECD Ministerial meeting, innovation in France, deregulation and privatisation, oil prices, personal income taxes, adolescents and comprehensive schooling, education in Spain, noise abatement, country strategies in Denmark and the Netherlands and living conditions in OECD countries.

Table of Contents

-OECD Ministers meet 4
-Innovation in France 9
-Deregulation and privatisation 14
-Lower oil prices: The impact on energy policies by Helga Steeg  18
-Lower oil prices: A historical perspective by J. Wallace Hopkins 20
-Personal income taxes: Current policy issues by Rintaro Tamaki 21
-The young adolescent and comprehensive schooling by John Lowe 25
-Spain: A challenging role for education 28
-Strengthening noise abatement policies  31
-Country problems and strategies: Denmark and the Netherlands 34
-Source OECD: Living conditions in OECD countries 37
-New OECD publications 38

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