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 152nd issue of the OECD Observer features articles on employment, agricultre, innovation, capital taxes, and the United States, Portugal, and Finland.

Table of Contents

Towards the "active society" by James R. Gass 4
-The great American job machine 9
-Investment, growth and jobs  13
Agricultural reform: A long row to hoe 16
Ministerial communique

-What policies for innovation? Jean-Eric Aubert 20
-Videotex systems take off by Robin Mansell 23
Capital taxes revisited by Kenneth Messere
-Spotlight on the United States 32
-Spotlight on Portugal 33
-Spotlight on Finland: Its economy and its environment 35
New OECD publications 38

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