To examine the survivability, in France, of what may be one of the world's oldest state planning bodies.
This is a straightforward account of what is happening to centralized planning in a democratic state.
France's current government found the agency unneeded.
If the State Planning Agency in Paris is eliminated, France will have no centralized office for strategic planning.
The chronicle records the abolition of an entity recognized by government during the previous 60 years as being essential to its functioning.
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