This report compares urbanisation trends on the basis of a common methodology which helps cross-country comparison of the socio-economic and environmental performance of metropolitan areas in 28 OECD countries.
These country notes provide detailed quantitative and qualitative information on functional urban areas in OECD members.
This comprehensive review of urban policy assesses Korea’s approach to sustainable urban development as expressed in its recent urban policy reform and national green growth agenda.
Korea has weathered the shocks triggered by the global recession and its economy is recovering more quickly and vigorously than most other OECD countries.
This book examines the gains that might be made by a territorial approach to policymaking that integrates sectoral policies, fosters value-added in rural activities, and links SME-development and FDI-attraction policies as well as innovation capacities and applications.
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This paper is part of the regional development working paper series covering water governance in Latin America and the Carribbean (LAC) countries.
The review presents an overview of recent trends, regional policies and governance arrangements of the region, made up of four counties in South-East Sweden: Jönköping, Kronoberg, Kalmar, Blekinge.
This conference offers a timely opportunity to rethink the approach to regional growth and define new strategic directions for regional policy.
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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.
Chicago is at a tipping point: despite economic strengths, it faces considerable challenges to compete in the “Premier League” of world-class cities, warns the OECD Secretary-General.