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Adopting a Territorial Approach to Food Security and Nutrition Policy Click to Access:
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Food insecurity and malnutrition are major concerns, especially in rural areas. Globally, they have received considerable attention, but results have been mixed. To provide effective long-term solutions, policy responses must be tailored to the...
Building subjective well-being indicators at the subnational level Click to Access:
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This paper provides, for the first time, estimates of subjective well-being variables in 373 OECD subnational regions, allowing comparison of various measures of how people experience and evaluate their lives within and across all 34 OECD countries. Different weighting strategies as well as...


National area distribution Click to Access:
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National area distribution is defined as the classification of a given country into urban, intermediate and rural regions.
Road Infrastructure, Inclusive Development and Traffic Safety in Korea Click to Access:
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This report combines empirical research on the relationship between road infrastructure, inclusive economic development and traffic safety with an assessment of policies and governance structures to help governments find ways to create effective,...
Regional Disparities In Access To Health Care Click to Access:
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This paper investigates regional disparities in access to healthcare, measured by self-reported unmet medical needs. It looks at disparities across 86 regions in 5 European countries: Czech Republic, France, Italy, Spain and the United Kingdom. The results show that in addition to individual...

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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.
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