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Making Decentralisation Work in Chile
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This report provides a comprehensive analysis of the challenges confronting Chile’s centralised growth model and recommendations towards developing a more integrated territorial approach.
Spatial Planning and Policy in Israel
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This report examines spatial planning and policies in Israel. It describes the laws, policies and practices in the country as a whole, and provides a detailed assessment of arrangements and practices in Netanya and Umm al-Fahm.

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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.
Employment and Skills Strategies in Slovenia
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With the rising economic importance of human resources and skills, employment and training agencies are now often expected to play a more important role in local strategies to support new job creation, facilitate restructuring and increase productivity.
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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