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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 OECD Observer No. 220 features a spotlight on corruption and articles on Spain, Poland, the EMU, Carlos Ghosn, global business, GMOs, trucks, poverty, and Basel II.

Table of Contents

-Honesty is the Best Policy by Donald J. Johnston
News brief
-Russia's Economy
-OECD Growth, Joblessness Eases, Development Aid Falls
-Austria's Bank Secrecy
-GM Conference
-The Spanish Bull: How Strong Is It Really? Isabelle Journard
-Decentralisation Basque and Navarre Style
-Poland's Successful Transition by Patrick Lenain
-Polish Health Problems
-EMU: One Year On by Vincent Koen
-Carlos Ghosn: Cost Controller or Keiretsu Killer? by Risaburo Nezu
-Global Business: Getting the Frameworks Right
Spotlight: Corruption
-What is Corruption? by Enery Quinones
-Economics of Corruption by Jean Cartier-Bresson
-Money Laundering: Staying Ahead of the Latest Trends by Patrick Moulette
-Enforcing the Convention by Frederic Wehrle
-Transparent Tables and Corruption Indices
-Trade Rules for Fair Play by Evdokia Moise
-Writing Off Tax Deductability by Martine Milliet-Einbinder
-Anti-Corruption Ring Online
-Getting the Public Ethics Right by Janos Bertok
-Sigma: The Front Line in Transition Countries
-Fighting Corruption in the Developing Countries by Irene Hors
-Cleaner Hong Kong
-Joining the Convention
Society and Technology
-NGO's on GMO: The Reason for Resistance by Jean-Eric Aubert
-Trucks: The Road to Ruin on Incrased Efficiency by Ceallach Levins and Anthony Ockwell
-Halving Poverty
-Basel II: A Risky Strategy by Helmut Reisen
-Meeting Place of the Millenium by John West and Paul Paradis
-OECD Viewed from Davos by Nick Bray
-Empowering Women by Francesca Cook
-Will This Be Africa's Century?
-Cities and Regions
-Sustainable Development Online
-Books and Appointments
-Just Published
-Employment Opportunities
-Social and Economic Indicators
-OECD in Graphs

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