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Employment and Skills Strategies in Sweden Click to Access:
    http://oecd.metastore.ingenta.com/content/8415051e.pdf
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  • http://www.keepeek.com/Digital-Asset-Management/oecd/employment/employment-and-skills-strategies-in-sweden_9789264228641-en
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This report delivers evidence-based and practical recommendations on how to better support employment and economic development in Sweden.
Urban Green Growth in Dynamic Asia Click to Access:
    http://oecd.metastore.ingenta.com/content/5js7svlw8m0x.pdf
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  • http://www.keepeek.com/Digital-Asset-Management/oecd/urban-rural-and-regional-development/urban-green-growth-in-dynamic-asia_5js7svlw8m0x-en
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The development of Asian cities is characterised by rapid and continuous urbanisation on an unprecedented scale, with rapid economic growth led in most places by the manufacturing industry, and rapidly increasing motorisation. The result has been escalating greenhouse gas emissions, sprawling...

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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.
Innovation Policies for Inclusive Growth Click to Access:
    http://oecd.metastore.ingenta.com/content/9315031e.pdf
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  • http://oecd.metastore.ingenta.com/content/932015031f1.epub
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  • http://www.keepeek.com/Digital-Asset-Management/oecd/science-and-technology/innovation-policies-for-inclusive-growth_9789264229488-en
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This publication discusses the impacts of innovation and innovation policies on industrial, territorial and social inclusiveness in the world economy.
Urban Spatial Structure in OECD Cities Click to Access:
    http://oecd.metastore.ingenta.com/content/5js3d834r3q7.pdf
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  • http://www.keepeek.com/Digital-Asset-Management/oecd/urban-rural-and-regional-development/urban-spatial-structure-in-oecd-cities_5js3d834r3q7-en
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This paper presents an analysis of urban spatial structure and its trends in the OECD between 2001 and 2011. It does so by using a standardised definition of urban areas in 29 OECD countries as composed of high density cores and their respective commuting zones. While urban population is...
 
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Thematic Video on Urban, Rural and Regional Development

In 2015, about two-thirds of the OECD population lives in cities, and in the next decade there are expected to be nearly 500 cities with more than 1 million inhabitants.