The Future of the OECD: Age Concern

Life apparently begins at 40. But, as American journalist Helen Rowland wryly observed, ‘so do fallen arches, rheumatism, faulty eyesight, and the tendency to tell a story to the same person, three or four times’. Such sentiments might resonate in the Parisian corridors of the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development which celebrates its 45th anniversary at the end of September.

The World Today Updated 15 October 2020 Published 1 August 2006 4 minute READ

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