OECD Regions at a Glance 2016  
branch Table of contents
     Editorial: Regions and Cities – Key actors for delivery on SDGs
     Executive summary
     Reader's guide
1 Well-being in regions
     The geography of well-being
     Household income
     Housing conditions
     Access to services
     Health status
     Civic engagement and governance
     Subjective well-being in regions
2 Regions as drivers of national competitiveness
     Population and population changes in regions
     How metropolitan areas contribute to population change
     Regional contributions to GDP growth
     Regional economic disparities
     Contribution of metropolitan areas to national economies
     Regional contributions to change in employment
     Productivity growth in regions
     Where productivity gains are happening
     Regional specialisation and productivity growth
     Impact of the crisis on regional economic disparities
     Employment and unemployment in metropolitan areas
     Regional concentration of innovation related resources
     Regions and venture capital
     Regional differences in highly-skilled workers
     Regional patterns of co-patenting
     Patent activity in metropolitan areas
3 Subnational government finance for regional development
     Subnational government spending
     Subnational government spending by type
     Subnational government spending by economic function
     Spending responsibilities across levels of government
     Subnational government investment
     Subnational government revenue
     Subnational government debt
     Challenges for infrastructure investment at subnational level
4 Inclusion and sustainability in regions
     Concentration of the elderly and children in regions
     Demographic challenges of metropolitan areas
     Population mobility among regions
     Regional disparities in youth unemployment
     Part-time employment in regions
     Regional access to health
     Municipal waste
     Household income in metropolitan areas
A. Defining regions and functional urban areas
B. Sources and data description
C. Indexes and estimation techniques
D. Responsibilities across levels of government

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