From War to Wealth Fifty Years of Innovation: Fifty Years of Innovation
OECD Publishing, May 16, 1997 - 120 pages
This lavishly illustrated book tells the story of the development of the OECD from the founding of its predecessor organisation, the OEEC after World War II, to the transformation into the OECD in 1960, and its evolution since that time. Covering the stewardship of 6 Secretaries-General over a period of 50 years, the book describes what OECD does and how it does it. An interesting chapter on a Day in the Life of a Chateau, tracks a typical day for a variety of OECD staffers, illustrating the breadth and variety of what people do at the OECD.
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Chapter I Fifty YearsandGoing Strong
Chapter II Mister Marshall Changes the Worls
Chapter III Crisis Management or History Wont Sit Still
the van Lennep and Paye Eras
Chapter V A Day in the Life of a Château
Chapter VI Innovation as a Way of Life
Chapter VII On to the Third Millennium
agreement American Bernhard Molitor Germany Bevin Bidault Birthdays bottom centre Chair Château Claude Stefan coun Council country’s crisis Daniel White decades delegation Director Donald Johnston Donnezan Economic Co-operation economists Eltvedt Emile van Lennep energy environment Ernest Bevin Étienne Davignon Europe’s European Union Foreign Minister France French George Georges Bidault global globalisation governments growth Harvard idea industrial inflation innovative international co-operation international organisations Internet investment issues Japan Jean-Claude Paye Jobs Study Keynesian Konrad Adenauer Korea Leo Jouan Marshall Plan Marshall’s meeting member countries ment million Muette negotiations Netherlands OECD OECD countries OECD experts OECD members OECD’s OECD/OCDE OEEC OEEC and OECD officials ofthe Organisation’s Paris Peter Jankowitsch political problems production programme recovery René Sergent Robert Marjolin Secretaries-General Secretary SERGE ATTAL social Soviet speech statistics Sylvia Ostry Thorkil Kristensen tion trade unemployment United Kingdom World Trade Organisation