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Mitigating Droughts and Floods in Agriculture Click to Access:
    http://oecd.metastore.ingenta.com/content/5115181e.pdf
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Climate change is expected to increase the frequency and magnitude of extreme weather events, notably of droughts and floods to which the agriculture sector is particularly exposed.
Municipal Fragmentation and Economic Performance of OECD TL2 Regions Click to Access:
    http://oecd.metastore.ingenta.com/content/5jrxqs60st5h.pdf
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The present work investigates the relationship between municipal fragmentation and regional per capita GDP growth rate, using a panel of OECD TL2 regions in the period 1996-2011. According to the fiscal decentralisation literature, fragmentation should enhance growth as local government closer...

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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.
Measuring Well-being in Mexican States Click to Access:
    http://oecd.metastore.ingenta.com/content/0415091e.pdf
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The report provides a comprehensive picture on the territorial differences in many well-being dimensions across Mexican states.
Using Outcome Indicators to Improve Policies Click to Access:
    http://oecd.metastore.ingenta.com/content/5jm5cgr8j532.pdf
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This paper discusses the use of outcome indicators for policy monitoring. In addition to providing general recommendations on their design and implementation, it makes two contributions to the existing literature. First, it shows the importance of distinguishing outcome indicators from other...
 
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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.