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 issue no. 256 of OECD's bimonthly magazine, the OECD Observer looks at higher education, international investment and development.

Table of Contents

Editorial: Looking Ahead by Angel Gurría
News Brief
-Unhealthy Costs
-Growth to Moderate?
-Unemployment Falls
-Safer Pensions
-New Risk Tool
-Fairer Business
-G7 Trade Slows
-Fee Education: Interview with Bill Rammell, British Minister for Lifelong Learning, Further, and Higher Education
-Globalisation and Jobs: What Policies? by John Martin
International Investment
-FDI Soars
-Investing in Russia
-Chinese Medicine and Wisdom by Margit Molnar and Charles Pigott
-India's Economy
-Bright Continent
-Food Dependency
-Delivering Prosperity by Kostas Karamanlis, Prime Minister of Greece
-Higher Education: Quality, Equity, and Efficiency (Chair's Conclusions for the OECD Education Ministers Meeting)
-Balancing Globalisation
-Calendar of Forthcoming Events
Book Reviews
-Beyond our Shores. Review of Essays on Australia and the Global Economy by Tim Harcourt
-Modern Building Blocks. Review of 21st Century Learning Environments by the OECD
-Instructive Design. Review of the PEB Compendium of Exemplary Educational Facilities
-People Movement. Review of the OECD International Migration Outlook
-Beyond Nursing (Women Doctors)
-Polish Innovation
-Home Dear Home (Housing Prices)
-Working Poor (Poverty Risk)

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