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Employment and Skills Strategies in Ireland Click to Access:
Employment and Skills Strategies in Ireland focuses on the role of local employment and training agencies in contributing to job creation and productivity. This report looks at the range of institutions and bodies involved in employment and skills ...
The Contribution of Regions to Aggregate Growth in the OECD Click to Access:
This paper investigates the contribution of regions to aggregate growth in the OECD. We find a great degree of heterogeneity in the performance of OECD TL3 regions and among the OECD regional typology (urban, intermediate and rural). While the distribution in GDP and GDP per capita growth rates...


OECD Territorial Reviews: Ukraine 2013 Click to Access:
This review addresses the territorial dimension of a range of policy challenges in the Ukraine, including governance, innovation, urban development and rural policy.
Assessing Polycentric Urban Systems in the OECD Click to Access:
Contemporary urban systems in OECD countries are structured around functional regions, which often overcome established city boundaries. Reading space in terms of functional regions allows assessing changes in urban hierarchies and spatial structures, including the polycentricity of urban...

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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?