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International experts and policy practitioners from around the world assessed policy options to restore the economy of the L'Aquila region. The workshop was held in Rome on 3 July 2009 and was organised by the OECD in partnership with the Italian Ministry of Economy and Finance.
This report reviews how both national and state policies in Mexico can better support regional innovation systems and includes profiles of 15 states. It reviews how both national and state policies in Mexico can better support regional innovation systems and includes profiles of 15 states.
Innovation is the main and increasing source of growth in OECD countries. Regions are key players in shaping innovation and in mobilising untapped potential for national growth.
Rural regions in Italy have some of the highest GDP per capita among OECD countries yet analysis of rural Italy reveals varied economic conditions, an increasing elderly population and a diminished focus on environmental isses. This report looks at the priorities for future rural poli
This report examines both the challenges and the opportunities associated with designing and using indicator systems as a tool for the governance of regional development policy.
The OECD has developed tools to answer the increasing demand for statistical information at the regional level: the OECD Regional Database; the Working Party on Territorial Indicators; and the series OECD Regions at a Glance.
OECD Territorial Reviews: Cape Town, South Africa, aims to provide a detailed diagnosis and solutions for improving the competitiveness and governance of the Cape Town metropolitan region.
This report analyses the key socio-economic forces at work in China’s rural areas and discusses the current government strategy for rural development
Spain has recently undertaken a major reform of its rural policies. This new framework creates a multi-sectoral and place-based “rural policy of state”, making Spain better equipped to address the challenges and opportunities of rural areas.
OECD Territorial Reviews: Copenhagen, Denmark aims to provide a detailed diagnosis and solutions for improving the competitiveness and governance of the metropolitan region of Copenhagen.