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OECD Regions at a Glance


OECD Regions at a Glance 2013


Regions at a Glance 2013 shows how regions and cities contribute to national growth and the well-being of societies. It updates its regular set of region-by-region indicators, examining a wide range of policies and trends and identifying those regions that are outperforming or lagging behind in their country. The report covers all 34 OECD member countries, and, where data are available, Brazil, China,Colombia, India, the Russian Federation and South Africa.

New to this edition:

  • Indicators examining how regions’ contributions to aggregate national development and well-being could be increased

  • A special chapter covering the role of metropolitan areas in OECD countries’ development

  • Recent trends in public investment, revenues and the debt of subnational governments
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