Understand the workings of the OECD in no time! Find out everything you need to know about this important global organisation with this practical and accessible guide.When the Second World War came to an end in 1945, the European economy was in ruins. It was decided that a plan of economic revival was necessary – the Marshall Plan – which would be implemented by an organisation that included many of the most important players on the world stage. This organisation would eventually become the OECD, which now has 35 member countries and plays an important role in global economic policy.In 50 minutes you will be able to:•Learn about the history of the OECD and understand why it was set up•Discover the aims and missions of the OECD and their application in 21st-century society•Grasp the concept of globalisation and the problems and benefits associated with itABOUT 50MINUTES.COM | ECONOMIC CULTURE The Economic Culture series from the 50Minutes collection provides the tools to quickly understand the main theories and concepts that shape the economic world of today. Our publications will give you elements of theory, definitions of key terms and case studies in a clear and easily digestible format, making them the ideal starting point for readers looking to develop their skills and expertise.