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Innovation, Agricultural Productivity and Sustainability in Canada Click to Access:
    http://oecd.metastore.ingenta.com/content/5115151e.pdf
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  • http://www.keepeek.com/Digital-Asset-Management/oecd/agriculture-and-food/innovation-agricultural-productivity-and-sustainability-in-canada_9789264238541-en
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The Canadian food and agriculture sector is for the most part competitive and export-oriented: although challenges and opportunities vary significantly between regions, primary agriculture benefits from an abundance of natural resources and faces...
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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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 Israel Click to Access:
    http://oecd.metastore.ingenta.com/content/8415081e.pdf
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  • http://www.keepeek.com/Digital-Asset-Management/oecd/employment/employment-and-skills-strategies-in-israel_9789264232969-en
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This report delivers evidence-based and practical recommendations on how to better support employment and economic development in Israel.
Municipal fragmentation and economic performance of OECD TL2 regions Click to Access:
    http://oecd.metastore.ingenta.com/content/5jrxqs60st5h.pdf
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  • http://www.keepeek.com/Digital-Asset-Management/oecd/urban-rural-and-regional-development/municipal-fragmentation-and-economic-performance-of-oecd-tl2-regions_5jrxqs60st5h-en
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The present work investigates the relationship between municipal fragmentation and regional per capita GDP growth rate, using a panel of OECD TL2 regions in the period 1996-2011. According to the fiscal decentralisation literature, fragmentation should enhance growth as local government closer...
 
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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.