The OECD Territorial Review on Helsinki, Finland evaluates the metropolitan region's development in recent years and assesses challenges for the future.
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Maps of population dynamics in OECD regions
Please find here a list of the publications on regional reviews with links to the OECD bookshop where you will find additional information on each publication.
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The documents are the Program of the Conference "Territorial Development Policy: the Role of Infrastructures" held in London on 2 and 3 May 2002 and the introduction issue paper at that Conference.
Please find here a brief description of one of our regional territorial reviews and links to the OECD bookshop with further information on the publication.
OECD Regions at a Glance shows how regions and cities contribute to national economic growth and well-being. This edition updates more than 40 region-by-region indicators to assess disparities within countries and their evolution over the past 15 years. The report covers all the OECD member countries and, where data are available, Brazil, People’s Republic of China, Colombia, India, Latvia, Lithuania, Peru, the Russian Federation and South Africa.
New to this edition:
- A comprehensive picture of well-being in the 391 OECD regions based on 11 aspects that shape people's lives: income, jobs, housing, education, health, environment, safety, civic engagement and governance, access to services, social connections, and life satisfaction.
- Recent trends in subnational government finances and indicators on how competencies are allocated and co-ordinated across levels of governments.
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In OECD countries, rural areas account for three-quarters of the land and are home to a quarter of the population. Rapid changes in the international economy clearly have a different effect on these regions than on cities and towns, offering different challenges but also different opportunities.Improved communications and the Internet make it possible for many people to work just as effectively from a cottage in a village as in a city