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Innovation Policies for Inclusive Growth Click to Access:
    http://oecd.metastore.ingenta.com/content/9315031e.pdf
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  • http://www.keepeek.com/Digital-Asset-Management/oecd/science-and-technology/innovation-policies-for-inclusive-growth_9789264229488-en
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This publication discusses the impacts of innovation and innovation policies on industrial, territorial and social inclusiveness in the world economy.
Urban Green Growth in Dynamic Asia Click to Access:
    http://oecd.metastore.ingenta.com/content/5js7svlw8m0x.pdf
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  • http://www.keepeek.com/Digital-Asset-Management/oecd/urban-rural-and-regional-development/urban-green-growth-in-dynamic-asia_5js7svlw8m0x-en
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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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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.
Ageing in Cities Click to Access:
    http://oecd.metastore.ingenta.com/content/0415061e.pdf
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  • http://www.keepeek.com/Digital-Asset-Management/oecd/urban-rural-and-regional-development/ageing-in-cities_9789264231160-en
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This book examines trends in ageing societies and urban development before assessing the impact of ageing populations on urban areas and strategies for policy and governance. It includes 9 case studies.
Urban Spatial Structure in OECD Cities Click to Access:
    http://oecd.metastore.ingenta.com/content/5js3d834r3q7.pdf
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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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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?