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Rural England plays a significant role in the economy of the United Kingdom, but an even larger social and cultural role, and being geographically compact is is unique among OECD regions.
This review offers a comprehensive assessment of the country's New Regional Policy, implemented following the 2002 review. It finds that overall, regions in Switzerland are faring well but there is room for improvement in regional labour productivity growth.
This book shows how city and metropolitan regional governments working in tandem with national governments can change the way we think about responding to climate change.
The report will help countries to better understand regional policies and to formulate and diffuse horizontal policy recommendations. The analysis suggests an important role for regional policies in shaping sustainable endogenous development.
This workshop, hosted in Montreal, discussed how the production of renewable energy could represent a development opportunity for rural regions.
This review examines Québec's rural policy approach, which aims at community empowerment and land occupancy, and presents recommendations for integrating social, economic and entrepreneurial development and implementing stabilisation measures in lagging areas.
The OECD Workshop: Regional Mobility and Regional Innovation, overviewed main trends in labor mobility across OECD regions, including rural-urban dynamics and out-flows of young adults.
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.
Speaking at the Urban Roundtable of Mayors and Ministerse, A. Gurría recommended to make the analysis of green growth more systematic and to develop a common set of urban environmental and economic indicators.
Governments in the Middle East and North Africa increasingly recognise that gender equality - encouraging the talents, skills, education and productivity of all their citizens, including women - will make their countries stronger.