Publications & Documents


  • 22-January-2007

    English

    Globalising Cities and Regions - Rethinking the Urban and Regional Policy Agenda

    Angel Gurría addressed the importance of local initiatives and regional development in helping countries adapt to the challenges of globalisation and technological change in his speech delivered at the Danish Growth Council.

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  • 15-December-2006

    English

    OECD Territorial Reviews: Newcastle in the North East, The United Kingdom

    OECD Territorial Reviews: Newcastle in the North East, The United Kingdom assesses the economic trends, policy and governance challenges in building a competitive economy in Newcastle and the North East England.

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  • 7-December-2006

    English

    OECD Territorial Reviews: Competitive Cities in the Global Economy

    OECD Territorial Reviews: Competitive Cities in the Global Economy studies the 78 largest metro-regions in the OECD, ranging from Tokyo to Auckland in Part I. Part II consists of proceedings from Conferences and Workshops on City Competitiveness.

  • 7-December-2006

    English

    Competitive Regional Clusters: National Policy Approaches

    "Competitive Regional Clusters: National Policy Approaches" analyses the objectives, targeting, instruments and inter-governmental role sharing used by 26 programmes in 14 OECD countries.

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  • 7-December-2006

    English

    Linking Regions and Central Governments: Contracts for Regional Development

    OECD Territorial Reviews: Competitive Cities in the Global Economy studies the 78 largest metro-regions in the OECD, ranging from Tokyo to Auckland in Part I. Part II consists of proceedings from Conferences and Workshops on City Competitiveness.

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  • 27-October-2006

    English

    OECD Territorial Reviews: Milan, Italy

    The OECD Territorial Review of Milan recognises Milan’s skills endowment and advantageous location. But if Milan is to be a creative service hub, action is required to bolster its innovation and attractiveness and support reform via more inclusive governance.

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  • 19-October-2006

    English

    Speaker Papers and Presentations

    Speakers background papers and presentations for the OECD/Scottish Executive conference on "investment Priorities for Rural Development", which took place in Edinburgh, Scotland, UK, 19-20 October 2006.

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  • 17-October-2006

    English, Excel, 200kb

    Policy Brief: Reinventing Rural Policy

    In OECD countries, rural areas account for three-quarters of the land and are home to a quarter of the population. Rapid changes in the international economy clearly have a different effect on these regions than on cities and towns, offering different challenges but also different opportunities.Improved communications and the Internet make it possible for many people to work just as effectively from a cottage in a village as in a city

  • 9-June-2006

    English

    Urban Development

    Cities are important generators of wealth, employment and productivity growth and often quoted as the engines of their national economies.

  • 8-June-2006

    English

    Regional Development

    OECD work on regional development covers a number of inter-related fields: regional competitiveness, multi-level governance, urban and metropolitan policy and rural development.

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