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OECD Urban Policy Reviews: Mexico 2015 Click to Access:
    http://oecd.metastore.ingenta.com/content/0415021e.pdf
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This book examines how Mexico can develop more competitive, sustainable and inclusive cities; improve the capacities of institutions and foster greater collaboration among them, and how they can better fulfill their pension mandate.
Breathing the Same Air? Measuring Air Pollution in Cities and Regions Click to Access:
    http://oecd.metastore.ingenta.com/content/5jxrb7rkxf21.pdf
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This paper presents a new set of estimates of exposure to air pollution (fine particulate matter - PM2.5) at the city, regional and national levels for the 34 OECD countries, and at the regional and national levels for Brazil, China, India, Russia and South Africa. The estimates are developed...

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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.
The Competitiveness of Global Port-Cities Click to Access:
    http://oecd.metastore.ingenta.com/content/0413121e.pdf
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Ports and cities are historically strongly linked, but the link between port and city growth has become weaker. This book examines how ports can regain their role as drivers of urban economic growth and how negative port impacts can be mitigated.
Urban Green Growth in Dynamic Asia Click to Access:
    http://oecd.metastore.ingenta.com/content/5js7svlw8m0x.pdf
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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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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?