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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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The OECD Yearbook presents a series of articles grouped by theme by prominent contributors as well as by OECD experts.  In addition it includes snapshots for each OECD country and the BRIICS. These snapshots include key statistical information, interesting facts, a summary of recent economic developments, and other information.

Table of Contents

-It's all about people: Jobs, equality and trust by Angel Gurría, OECD Secretary-General
-Meeting our Challenges by Jens Stoltenberg, Prime Minister of Norway
Promoting Inclusive Growth
-Return from the Dead by William R. White, Chairman, OECD Economic and Development Review Committee
-Homo-economicus: An uncertain guide by Daniel Cohen, Professor of Economics, École Normale Supérieur, Vice-President, Paris School of Economics
-The new performance frontier by Michel Landel, Director-General, Sodexo
-Video: Making growth inclusive
-How to get it right: Government balances, growth and income inequality by Pier Carlo Padoan, Chief Economist and Deputy Secretary-General, OECD
-Growth is not enough by Vagner Freitas de Moraes, President, Central Único dos Trabalhadores and José Antonio Felicio, Secretary for International Relations, Único dos Trabalhadores
-Asia's Challenges by Haruhiko Koruda, President, Asian Development Bank
-Knowledge is growth by Andrew Wyckoff, Director, OECD Science, Technology and Indusry Directorate
-Making labour markets inclusive by Ben Noteboom, CEO, Randstad Holding nv
-Interns are workers, too by Ben Lyons, Co-Director, InternAware
-Give youth a chance by Monika Kosinska, Secretary-General, European Public Health Alliance
-Video: Education at a Glance
-Russia's human capital challenge by Vladimir Mau, Rector, Russian Presidential Academy of National Economy and Public Administration
-Databank: Who goes to college?
Climate change won't wait by Connie Hedegaard, Commission for Climate Action, European Commission
-Databank: Rising renewables
-Time for an energy (r)evolution by Kumi Naidoo, Executive Director, Greenpeace International
-Databank: Fuel for reform
-Investing in a sustainable future by Jonathon Porritt, Founder Director, forum for the Future and Peter Madden, Chief Executive, Forum for the Future
-Video: The blue economy
-Solving the food crisis by Ken Ash, Director, OECD Trade and Agriculture Directorate
-The plot thickens by Dimitris Diakosavvis, Senior Economist, OECD Trade and Agriculture Directorate
-Idea Factory: Is inequality always a bad thing?
-OECD Forum: Jobs, Equality, Trust: Paris, 28-29 May 2013
Restoring Trust
-A recipe for trust by Sharan Burrow, General Secretary, International Trade Union Confederation
-Databank: Who do you trust?
-Boardrooms in transition by Lucy Marcus, CEO of Marcus Venture Consulting
-Turst comes from within by Elena Panifilova, Direct, Center for Anti-Corruption Research and Initiative, Transparency International Russia
-The cost of mistrust by Diane Coyle, Director of Enlightenment Economics, Visiting Research Associate, Smith School for Enterprise and the Environment, University of Oxford
-Failing to close the stable door by Alain Bazot, President, UFC-Que Chosir
-Trust in leaders by Roderick M. Kramver, Professor, Stanford Graduate School of Business and  Visiting Professor, Harvard Kennedy School and Todd L. Pittinsky, Professor, Stony Brook University and Senior Lecturer, Harvard Graduate School of Education
-Trusting in crowds by Mari Kuraishi, Co-Founder and President, GlobalGiving Foundation
-Video: Global trade flows
-The volume of trade by Pascal Lamy, Director-General, World Trade Organisation
-Fixing finance by Thierry Saint-Amans, Director, OECD Center for Tax Policy and Administration and Rafael Russo, Senior Advisor, OECD Center for Tax Policy and Administration
-Idea Factory: Restoring trust: Why should we?
Country Snapshots
-China (People's Republic of)
-Czech Republic
-New Zealand
-Russian Federation
-Slovak Republic
-South Africa
-United Kingdom
-United States

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