OECD Observer

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1561-5529 (online)
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0029-7054 (print)
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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 issue no. 204 of the OECD Observer features articles on technology and industrial performance, support to industry, government ethics, economic instruments and the environment, entrepreneurship, investment in the Urkaine, Japanese corporate governence, and the OECD Economic Outlook.

Table of Contents

Editorial
-A New Role for Government as Technology and Trade Evolve? by Donald J. Johnston 4
Industry
-Technology and Industrial Performance by George Papaconstantinou 6
-Public Support to Industry by Marian Murphy and Udo Pretschker 11
Public Management
-Managing Government Ethics by Sally Washington 15
Telecom
-Digital Audio-Visual Finds New Markets by Jeremy Beale 18
Environment
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Do Economic Instruments Help the Environment? by Jean-Philippe Barde and Stephen Smith 22
Territorial Development
-Entrepreneurship and Local Development by Sergio Arzeni and Jean-Pierre Pellegrin 27
Economies in Transition
-Investment in Ukraine by Barbara Peitsch 30
Development
-A New Approach to Development by James H. Michel 33
-Globalisation and Development by Ebba Dohlman and Raundi Halvorson-Quevedo 36
Economy
-Japan - Corporate Governance: A System in Evolution by Randall S. Jones and Kotaro Tsuru 40
For the Record
-The OECD Economic Outlook: Highlights 44
Bookstore
-New OECD Publications 48
-Where to Obtain OECD Publications 54

 
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