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Job Creation and Local Economic Development 2016
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This second edition of Job Creation and Local Economic Development examines how national and local actors can better work together to support economic development and job creation at the local level.
Green Growth in Hai Phong, Viet Nam
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This report examines the green growth potential and identifies best practices for policy and governance as well as ways to strengthen current practices.

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National area distribution
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National area distribution is defined as the classification of a given country into urban, intermediate and rural regions.
SME and Entrepreneurship Policy in Israel 2016
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This report examines Israel’s performance in stimulating SMEs and entrepreneurship and makes recommendations for government policy.
Functional Urban Areas in Colombia
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This paper applies the OECD-EU methodology to identify the functional urban areas (FUAs) in Colombia. Using the municipal boundaries, population grid data and inter-municipalities commuting flows from the 2005 population census, the paper identifies...
 
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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.
 
 
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