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The Governance of Land Use in the Netherlands
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This study examines the social, economic and environmental conditions affecting the spatial development of Amsterdam and its metropolitan area, as well as the plans, policies and institutions that govern how land is used.
Employment and Skills Strategies in the Philippines
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Skills represent a key driver of development and growth in the Philippines. Educational attainment of the Filipino population has steadily increased in recent decades, but while the country is regionally successful within Southeast Asia, it has yet...

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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.
National Urban Policy in OECD Countries
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This report, prepared for the United Nations Conference on Housing and Sustainable Urban Development (Habitat III), provides an assessment of the state and scope of NUPs across 35 OECD countries.
The impact of structural reforms on productivity
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In recent years, literature has linked structural reforms with productivity growth. Considering Portugal’s recent comprehensive reform agenda, this topic acquires particular relevance. Using data for Portuguese firms for the period 2006-2014, this...
 
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Thematic Video on Urban, Rural and Regional Development

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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