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This publication is the follow-up to the forum held in March 2012. It offers proposals to counter the effects of the earthquake shock, to secure the sustainability of the local economy.
These country notes provide detailed quantitative and qualitative information on functional urban areas in OECD members.
The EU Better Regulation project is a partnership between the OECD and the European Commission. It draws on the initiatives for Better Regulation promoted by both organisations over the last few years.
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This is the issue paper in Italian for the OECD Forum "Building Resilient Regions after a Natural Disaster: Abruzzo 2030" being held on 17 March 2012.
These country notes provide detailed quantitative and qualitative information on regional performance, institutions and policy settings in OECD members. They include a description of the country's administrative structure, regional policies and the contribution of regions to national growth.
These country notes detail the fiscal situation to date (2011), the consolidation needs, and the commitments and intentions of governments in 30 OECD countries in the aftermath of the economic crisis.
This review addresses the needs of national and regional governments for greater clarity on how to strengthen the innovation capacity of regions to boost national performance. It is part of wider OECD work on regional development and supports the OECD Innovation Strategy.
To the Public Governance Ministerial Meeting, Angel Gurría underlined that "Trust is a key intangible asset, necessary for the functioning of our market economies", that "Trust is also needed for governments to undertake the necessary reforms to restore long-term sustainable growth."
This OECD review of risk management policies focuses on the Italian civil protection system and its means to prepare for and react to earthquakes, floods, tsunamis, landslides and even volcanoes.
This Review of Venice, Italy, offers a comprehensive assessment of the city-region’s economy and the extent to which its land use, labour market and environmental policies embrace a metropolitan vision.