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The Political Economy of Biodiversity Policy Reform
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This report provides insights on the political economy of biodiversity related policy reforms. It draws on existing literature and four new case studies covering the French tax on pesticides, agricultural subsidy reform in Switzerland, EU payments to...
Agricultural Policies in the Philippines
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This report analyses Philippine agricultural policy. Agriculture provides 30% of total employment in the Philippines and represents 11% of its Gross Domestic Product. The Philippines has had notable recent overall economic success, yet improving...

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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.
Boosting Social Enterprise Development
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Social enterprises are long-standing agents of inclusive growth and democratization of the economic and social spheres, and they have proved resilient to economic adversity all the while addressing socio-economic challenges in innovative ways,...
Pro-Productivity Institutions: Learning from National Experience
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This paper analyses and compares ten institutions that have a mandate to promote productivity-enhancing reforms. The selected bodies include government advisory councils, standing inquiry bodies, and ad hoc, temporary task forces. We find that...
 
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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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