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The report provides evidence-based assessment and policy recommendations in support of Mexico’s water reform. It analyses implementation bottlenecks and identifies good practices in four key areas considered as essential drivers for change in the water sector of Mexico: multi-level and river basin governance; economic efficiency and financial sustainability; and regulatory functions for water supply and sanitation.
English, PDF, 19kb
Metropolitan Areas database speadsheet
Is growth possible in all OECD regions? Evidence suggests that it is. This report argues that helping underdeveloped regions to catch up with more developed ones will have a positive impact on a country’s national growth overall, and that such growth helps to build a fairer society, in which no region’s citizens are left behind.
This new publication looks at how renewable energy can bring the greatest benefits to host regions.
This paper presents an overview of practices and challenges related to financing green sustainable cities. Cities are essential actors in stimulating green infrastructure; and urban finance is one of the promising ways in which this can be achieved. Cities are key investors in infrastructure with green potential, such as buildings, transport, water and waste.
Cities and Climate Change
With the OECD eXplorer, define yourself your selection among the wealth of indicators provided by the OECD Regional databases, and choose the visualisation that suits the best to highlight your findings.
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.
This high-level event brought together government leaders, policy makers and practitioners to examine and elaborate on the link between city competitiveness and social cohesion.
English, Excel, 344kb
This is the programme for the Milan conference on Competitive Cities and Climate Change held there on 9-10 October 2008.
This comprehensive review of compact city policies will provide food for thought for national, sub-national and municipal governments as they seek to address their economic and environmental challenges through the development and implementation of spatial strategies.