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OECD Urban Policy Reviews: China 2015 Click to Access:
    http://oecd.metastore.ingenta.com/content/0415051e.pdf
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This review examines the major challenges associated with China's shift to a new model of urbanisation, looking at a range such issues as social and labour-market policies, land use and transport planning, urban planning, urban governance and public...
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.
Employment and Skills Strategies in Flanders, Belgium Click to Access:
    http://oecd.metastore.ingenta.com/content/8415031e.pdf
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  • http://www.keepeek.com/Digital-Asset-Management/oecd/employment/employment-and-skills-strategies-in-flanders-belgium_9789264228740-en
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This report delivers evidence-based and practical recommendations on how to better support employment and economic development in Flanders, Belgium, with case studies on Antwerp and Limburg.
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?