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Tourism and the Creative Economy Click to Access:
    http://oecd.metastore.ingenta.com/content/8514021e.pdf
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  • http://www.keepeek.com/Digital-Asset-Management/oecd/industry-and-services/tourism-and-the-creative-economy_9789264207875-en
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This report examines the growing relationship between tourism and the creative industries in a variety of contexts in order to guide the development of effective policies to develop added value from the emerging relationship and ensure coherency...
Metropolitan Governance of Transport and Land Use in Chicago Click to Access:
    http://oecd.metastore.ingenta.com/content/5jxzjs6lp65k.pdf
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  • http://www.keepeek.com/Digital-Asset-Management/oecd/urban-rural-and-regional-development/metropolitan-governance-of-transport-and-land-use-in-chicago_5jxzjs6lp65k-en
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This study aims to assess the degree of institutional fragmentation of transport and land use planning in Chicago and to assess the main challenges related to this institutional fragmentation. It provides an overview of local governments in metropolitan Chicago and mechanisms for metropolitan...

Statistics

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 Canada Click to Access:
    http://oecd.metastore.ingenta.com/content/8414051e.pdf
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  • http://www.keepeek.com/Digital-Asset-Management/oecd/employment/employment-and-skills-strategies-in-canada_9789264209374-en
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This report delivers evidence-based and practical recommendations on how to better support employment and economic development in Canada.
Measuring Income Inequality and Poverty at the Regional Level in OECD Countries Click to Access:
    http://oecd.metastore.ingenta.com/content/5jxzf5khtg9t.pdf
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  • http://www.keepeek.com/Digital-Asset-Management/oecd/economics/measuring-income-inequality-and-poverty-at-the-regional-level-in-oecd-countries_5jxzf5khtg9t-en
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The extent to which income inequality and poverty vary within countries across different regions is very relevant for policy decisions and monitoring. However, sub-national measures are scarce, given the complexity of producing indicators at the regional level from the available data and the...
 
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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?