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Books and Papers

Tourism and the Creative Economy Click to Access:
    http://oecd.metastore.ingenta.com/content/8514021e.pdf
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  • http://www.keepeek.com/Digital-Asset-Management/oecd/industry-and-services/tourism-and-the-creative-economy_9789264207875-en
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This report examines the growing relationship between tourism and the creative industries in a variety of contexts in order to guide the development of effective policies to develop added value from the emerging relationship and ensure coherency...
Local Public Finances and Municipal Reform in Finland Click to Access:
    http://oecd.metastore.ingenta.com/content/5jz2qt0zj024.pdf
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  • http://www.keepeek.com/Digital-Asset-Management/oecd/economics/local-public-finances-and-municipal-reform-in-finland_5jz2qt0zj024-en
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Finnish municipalities enjoy ample fiscal autonomy and provide or arrange the provision of a large share of public services. In recent years, their spending and debt has been increasing steadily, especially because of population ageing and increases in the cost of health care and social...

Statistics

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.
Employment and Skills Strategies in Canada Click to Access:
    http://oecd.metastore.ingenta.com/content/8414051e.pdf
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  • http://www.keepeek.com/Digital-Asset-Management/oecd/employment/employment-and-skills-strategies-in-canada_9789264209374-en
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This report delivers evidence-based and practical recommendations on how to better support employment and economic development in Canada.
Deconstructing Canada's Housing Markets Click to Access:
    http://oecd.metastore.ingenta.com/content/5jz0zbg20h34.pdf
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  • http://www.keepeek.com/Digital-Asset-Management/oecd/economics/deconstructing-canada-s-housing-markets_5jz0zbg20h34-en
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House prices have increased significantly in Canada over the past decade, driving household debt and residential construction activity to historical highs. Although macro-prudential tightening has slowed the pace of household borrowing in the last few years, house prices have continued to trend...
 
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Thematic Video on Urban, Rural and Regional Development

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?