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Employment and Skills Strategies in the United States Click to Access:
    http://oecd.metastore.ingenta.com/content/8414061e.pdf
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  • http://www.keepeek.com/Digital-Asset-Management/oecd/employment/employment-and-skills-strategies-in-the-united-states_9789264209398-en
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This report looks at the range of institutions and bodies involved in workforce and skills development in two states – California and Michigan.
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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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.
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...
Exploring Policy Complementarities in Transition Economies Click to Access:
    http://oecd.metastore.ingenta.com/content/5jxwvzcrtnbn.pdf
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  • http://www.keepeek.com/Digital-Asset-Management/oecd/urban-rural-and-regional-development/exploring-policy-complementarities-in-transition-economies_5jxwvzcrtnbn-en
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Policy complementarities have often been overlooked in transition economies, leading to the exclusion or partial adoption of reforms. This paper examines the key determinants of successful transition strategies, and concludes that an approach exploiting complementary relationships and...
 
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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?