Science and Society: Avoiding a Gulf

Observer 205, April/May 1997
Contaminated blood, lethal growth hormones, mad cow disease: three alarms the tragic consequences of which have cast a pall over scientific expertise and the use that politicians make of it. At a recent symposium, the OECD explored public perceptions of science and technology and their impact on the strategic choices that will have to be made with the approach of the 21st century.
To read the full article, download the PDF file below.



Economic data

GDP growth: +0.5% Q2 2019 year-on-year
Consumer price inflation: 1.9% August 2019 annual
Trade: +0.4% exp, -1.2% imp, Q1 2019
Unemployment: 5.1% August 2019
Last update: 9 September 2019

OECD Observer Newsletter

Stay up-to-date with the latest news from the OECD by signing up for our e-newsletter :

Twitter feed

Subscribe now

<b>Subscribe now!</b>

Have the OECD Observer delivered
to your door



Edition Q2 2019

Previous editions

Don't miss

Most Popular Articles

NOTE: All signed articles in the OECD Observer express the opinions of the authors
and do not necessarily represent the official views of OECD member countries.

All rights reserved. OECD 2019