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 176th issue of the OECD Observer features articles on liberalising capital movements, foreign direct investment, agricultural reform, international migration, the trade/environment policy balance, women at work, the government services market, and the miniterial communique.

Table of Contents

Lliberalising capital movements by Pierre Poret 4
-Foreign direct investment: Trends and policies by Marie-France Houde 9
Agricultural reform -  An integrated approach by Gérard Viatte 14
International migration: Facts, figures, policies by Jean-Pierre Garson 18
The trade/environment policy balance by Jacques de Miramon and Candice Stevens 25
Women at work by Sally Washington 28
Public management
A market for government services? by François Laçasse and Alison McGlynn 32
From higher education to employment by Eric Esnault 35
Indicators 39
New OECD publications 41
Ministerial communique Centrefold

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