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Employment and Skills Strategies in Korea Click to Access:
    http://oecd.metastore.ingenta.com/content/8414091e.pdf
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  • http://www.keepeek.com/Digital-Asset-Management/oecd/employment/employment-and-skills-strategies-in-korea_9789264216563-en
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This book examines the contribution of local labour market policy to boosting quality employment and enhancing productivity in Korea. It focuses on the Bucheon and Busan regions.
Measuring Income Inequality and Poverty at the Regional Level in OECD Countries Click to Access:
    http://oecd.metastore.ingenta.com/content/5jxzf5khtg9t.pdf
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  • http://www.keepeek.com/Digital-Asset-Management/oecd/economics/measuring-income-inequality-and-poverty-at-the-regional-level-in-oecd-countries_5jxzf5khtg9t-en
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The extent to which income inequality and poverty vary within countries across different regions is very relevant for policy decisions and monitoring. However, sub-national measures are scarce, given the complexity of producing indicators at the regional level from the available data and the...

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National area distribution Click to Access:
    http://data.oecd.org/popregion/national-area-distribution.htm
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National area distribution is defined as the classification of a given country into urban, intermediate and rural regions.
OECD Regional Outlook 2014 Click to Access:
    http://oecd.metastore.ingenta.com/content/0413061e.pdf
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  • http://www.keepeek.com/Digital-Asset-Management/oecd/urban-rural-and-regional-development/oecd-regional-outlook-2014_9789264201415-en
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This second edition of the OECD Regional Outlook aims to help countries adapt policies to the specificities of where people live.
Exploring Policy Complementarities in Transition Economies Click to Access:
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Policy complementarities have often been overlooked in transition economies, leading to the exclusion or partial adoption of reforms. This paper examines the key determinants of successful transition strategies, and concludes that an approach exploiting complementary relationships and...
 
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Did you know that more than half of the global population (3.49 billion people) now lives in urban areas, a share that is expected to reach nearly 70% by 2050?