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 151st issue of the OECD Observer features articles on perestroika, agriculture in the USSR, Soviet aid, software and computer services, regulating new technologies, science in the market, pricing the environment, productivity, and Austria.

Table of Contents

-Perestroika: Principlesa and Prospects by Blanka Kalinova 4
-Agricultural reform in the USSR by Ferdinand Kuba 8
-New trends in Soviet aid by Jurgen Bartsch 11
-Software and computer services by Lydia Arossa 13
-Regulating new technologies: Lessons from nuclear energy by Pierre Strohl 17
-Science in the market by Robert Brainard 20
-Pricing the environment by David Pearce and Anil Markandya 23
-Productivity and economic performance by A. Steven Englander and Axel Mittelstadt 26
-Spotlight on Austria 30
-New OECD publications 32

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