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Regions at a Glance 2013 showcases the contribution of regions to stronger, fairer and cleaner economies, drawing both on the latest comparable data and on past trends across regions in OECD countries.
The Case of the Top Technology Region/Eindhoven-Leuven-Aachen Triangle (TTR-ELAt) – Regions and Innovation: Collaborating Across Borders
The Top Technology Region/Eindhoven-Leuven-Aachen triangle (TTR-ELAt) is an initiative to support cross-border collaboration in a densely populated network of small and medium-sized cities located at the heart of western Europe with an annual economic output of USD 244 billion. The...
This report examines cross-border collaboration on innovation, building on case studies of cross-border areas that include the following countries: Finland, Sweden, Norway, Estonia, Denmark, Germany, Netherlands, Belgium, United Kingdom and Ireland.
The Case of Ireland-Northern Ireland (United Kingdom) – Regions and Innovation: Collaborating Across Borders
The island of Ireland, which includes both Ireland and Northern Ireland (United Kingdom), is home to 6.4 million people and has a combined economic output of USD 205 billion. Several cross-border institutions were created in response to the 1998 Belfast/Good Friday Agreement to recreate...
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?