21 Oct 2013
OECD Territorial Reviews: Puebla-Tlaxcala, Mexico 2013
A comprehensive economic review of the Puebla-Tlaxcala region of Mexico. The review examines the region's challenges and assets and makes a series of policy recommendations.
27 Sep 2013
OECD Territorial Reviews: Antofagasta, Chile 2013
This territorial review of a mining area in Chile focuses on economic diversification, urbanism and governance in the city of Antofafasta.
19 Mar 2013
OECD Territorial Reviews: Brazil 2013
This review, which draws on data and comparative perspectives from OECD countries, highlights challenges that Brazil will need to tackle.
17 Aug 2012
OECD Territorial Reviews: The Chicago Tri-State Metropolitan Area, United States 2012
The OECD Territorial Review of the Chicago Tri-State metropolitan area assesses the region’s capacity to contribute effectively to regional and national economic performance and quality of life.
12 June 2012
OECD Territorial Reviews: Skåne, Sweden 2012
The OECD Territorial Review of Skåne assesses the capacity of the third largest region in Sweden to compete for investment and talents in an increasingly globalised economy. Skåne has long been one of the three major engines of national growth and ...
13 Apr 2012
OECD Territorial Reviews: Chihuahua, Mexico 2012
This book examines the gains that might be made by a territorial approach to policymaking that integrates sectoral policies, fosters value-added in rural activities, and links SME-development and FDI-attraction policies as well as innovation...
09 Mar 2012
OECD Territorial Reviews: Småland-Blekinge, Sweden 2012
The OECD territorial review of Småland-Blekinge presents an overview of recent trends, regional policies and governance arrangements of this region that is made up of four counties in South-East Sweden: Jönköping, Kronoberg, Kalmar and Blekinge.
18 Nov 2011
OECD Territorial Reviews: Slovenia 2011
This review finds that, despite its relatively small size, Slovenia is a good illustration of the potential of regional development policy. Its internal diversity, openness and experience of rapid structural change all reinforce the need for...
10 Nov 2011
OECD Territorial Reviews: The Gauteng City-Region, South Africa 2011
Against the backdrop of South Africa’s achievements since the fall of apartheid, this Review evaluates measures to position economic development policy and to confront economic inequality in the Johannesburg/Pretoria region.
17 Mar 2011
OECD Territorial Reviews: NORA Region 2011
The North Atlantic (NORA) region is a transnational area comprising the Faroe Islands, Greenland, Iceland, and the coastal counties of Norway. This review makes a series of recommendations for strengthening co-operation across the region.
21 Jan 2011
OECD Territorial Reviews: Switzerland 2011
OECD's 2011 Territorial Review of Switzerland. It finds that overall, regions in Switzerland are faring well but finds room for improvement in regional labour productivity growth.
15 Nov 2010
OECD Territorial Reviews: Guangdong, China 2010
Located on the southern coast of China, Guangdong is the country’s most populous and rich province. This review assesses Guangdong’s current approach to economic development.
17 June 2010
OECD Territorial Reviews: Venice, Italy 2010
This Review of Venice, Italy, offers a comprehensive assessment of the city-region’s economy and the extent to which its land use, labour market and environmental policies embrace a metropolitan vision.
10 June 2010
OECD Territorial Reviews: Sweden 2010
This review of regional policy in Sweden explores the potential for enhanced innovation and entrepreneurship and provides recommendations to strengthen Sweden’s regional development strategies through improved governance mechanisms, both regionally...
11 Mar 2010
OECD Territorial Reviews: Toronto, Canada 2009
This OECD Territorial Review of Toronto proposes a new sustainable competitiveness agenda to enhance productivity, focusing on innovation, cultural diversity and infrastructure, as well as on green policies for this key economic region of Canada.
01 Dec 2009
OECD Territorial Reviews: Trans-border Urban Co-operation in the Pan Yellow Sea Region, 2009
This report examines the Pan Yellow Sea Region (PYSR)'s trans-border governance system, which has emerged since the 1990s as a key regional policy agenda.
27 July 2009
OECD Territorial Reviews: Chile 2009
Chile has achieved strong economic growth. Yet there are large regional disparities, revealing underutilised growth potential. This report recommends moving towards a territorial approach to better adapt public management to the different...
26 Mar 2009
OECD Territorial Reviews: Copenhagen, Denmark 2009
Analyses key challenges for the Copenhagen metropolitan area including boosting economic growth, scarcity of skilled workers, and barriers to research and development.
14 Nov 2008
OECD Territorial Reviews: Poland 2008
This report explores the various challenges and opportunities for Polish regional development policy, and provides recommendations to best design and implement the policy mix, looking in particular at governance challenges.
29 Sep 2008
OECD Territorial Reviews: Portugal 2008
This report analyses how a paradigm shift in regional policy, building on the knowledge of both public and private stakeholders in specific regions (ranging from dynamic urban areas on the coast to lagging inland areas), could help Portugal fully...
22 Aug 2008
OECD Territorial Reviews: Cape Town, South Africa 2008
This report provides a platform for the development of a forward-looking, cross-cutting regional development strategy in Cape Town, South Africa and proposes new "second generation" governance reforms to consolidate previous achievements and respond...
11 Mar 2008
OECD Territorial Reviews: Istanbul, Turkey 2008
The Territorial Review of Istanbul analyses the enormous changes over the past century undergone in Istanbul, and the challenges that it faces for the future.
13 Feb 2008
OECD Territorial Reviews: Luxembourg 2007
This review examines the challenges the challenges Luxembourg faces in managing foreign labour and infrastructure issues across a region that encompasses three countries.
14 Jan 2008
OECD Territorial Reviews: Norway 2007
Examines whether the Norwegian model is sustainable under conditions of rapid population ageing and reduction of petroleum reserves, and suggests how competitiveness and innovation could be further developed.
23 Oct 2007
OECD Territorial Reviews: Madrid, Spain 2007
Madrid has experienced impressive dynamic economic growth in recent years, making the best of the positive business cycle in Spain. The capital region absorbs more than a half of the total FDI in Spain and has extended its economic relations with ...
04 Oct 2007
OECD Territorial Reviews: Yucatan, Mexico 2007
The Mexican state of Yucatán, with its strategically important location near the United States, Central America and the Caribbean, is one of the most dynamic regions in the OECD. Yucatán is also a land of contrasts. It is a lagging but growing ...
18 Apr 2007
This study reviews the challenges that urban entrepreneurialism must overcome to maintain and strengthen its relevance in the 21st century.
13 Apr 2007
OECD Territorial Reviews: Randstad Holland, Netherlands 2007
The Randstad is a poly-centric urban area in western Netherlands, comprising Amsterdam, Rotterdam, The Hague, Utrecht and several smaller cities. It is one of the most densely populated areas in the OECD, and has developed into an advanced urban ...
14 Dec 2006
OECD Territorial Reviews: Newcastle in the North East, United Kingdom 2006
This review of a medium-sized metropolitan area assesses the region's strengths and weaknesses and make a series of recommendations for improving its competitiveness.
27 Nov 2006
OECD Territorial Reviews: Milan, Italy 2006
This review highlights Milan’s potential to capitalise on its advanced services to bolster the regional innovation dynamics and to fuel national growth.
17 Nov 2006
Competitive Cities in the Global Economy
A synthesis report drawing from OECD metropolitan reviews, this book shows large cities' performance within their countries and addresses key dilemmas including competitiveness and social cohesion, intergovernmental relationships and urban finance.
08 Aug 2006
OECD Territorial Reviews: France 2006
This review examines trends and challenges facing the regions of France in particular looking at competitiveness policies and multilevel governance. It includes interesting statistics related to regions and makes a series of recommendations for...
20 Mar 2006
OECD Territorial Reviews: Stockholm, Sweden 2006
OECD's comprehensive territorial review of Stockholm. It finds Stockholm to be on the the most successful - but not unchallenged - regions. While there is no crisis on the horizon, there are a number of weaknesses that could undermine the region’s ...
08 Mar 2006
OECD Territorial Reviews: The Mesoamerican Region 2006
Examines how the Mesoamerican region can realise its economic potential through regional policies that exploit its many comparative advantages and better governance at mesoregional, national and local levels.
26 Oct 2005
OECD Territorial Reviews: Finland 2005
This book reviews Finland's success in achieving balanced development over the past decade and assesses the challenges that it faces in maintaining this success.
30 Sep 2005
OECD Territorial Reviews: Seoul, Korea 2005
This OECD Territorial Review examines how Seoul – a city of 10.3 million people at the core of a capital region of 22.5 million people – is striving to upgrade its positioning from a gigantic national capital towards a 'world city' and a business hub...
31 May 2005
OECD Territorial Reviews: Japan 2005
This report reviews Japan's progress with regional policy reform, such as reform of territorial planning, regional economic policy, urban policy, rural development and administrative and fiscal decentralisation.
31 Jan 2005
OECD Territorial Reviews: Busan, Korea 2005
This Territorial Review of Busan, Korea examines the regions trends and capacities, assesses its regional competitiveness, and makes recommendations for policy improvements.
20 Oct 2004
OECD Territorial Reviews: Mexico City 2004
OECD's comprehensive review of economic policy for metropolitan Mexico City.
14 May 2004
OECD Territorial Reviews: Athens, Greece 2004
This review outlines the key issues which will be important in shaping the future development of Athens. It identifies trends in governmental policies and highlights the strengths, weaknesses, opportunities and threats in the Athens Region.
25 Mar 2004
OECD Territorial Reviews: Czech Republic 2004
This report examines the performance and potential of the various Czech regions, examines strategies and policies for fostering better regional peformance, and looks at the institutions involved and makes recommendations for their improvement.
13 Feb 2004
OECD Territorial Reviews: Montreal, Canada 2004
This review examines the case of the metropolitan region of Montreal which has undergone one of the most radical institutional reforms in OECD countries.
30 Oct 2003
OECD Territorial Reviews: The Metropolitan Region of Melbourne, Australia 2003
OECD's comprehensive territorial review of Melbourne, Australia's second largest city, most important container port, and leading cultural and educational centre.
02 Sep 2003
OECD Territorial Reviews: Vienna-Bratislava, Austria/Slovak Republic 2003
This OECD Territorial Review of the Vienna/Bratislava region on the Austrian-Slovak border finds that this area rapidly increased its competitiveness after 1989, following a 40 year separation by the Iron Curtain, but that new obstacles to further...
04 June 2003
OECD Territorial Reviews: Oresund, Denmark/Sweden 2003
OECD's comprehensive territorial review of the Oresund region of Denmark and Sweden.
29 Apr 2003
OECD Territorial Reviews: Helsinki, Finland 2003
This review examines the factors contributing to Helsinki's competitive success and the new development challenges this success has created.
13 Mar 2003
OECD Territorial Reviews: Moravska Trebova-Jevicko, Czech Republic 2002
This report brings into light an emerging framework, with a new territorial unit for local initiative in the Czech Republic: the micro-region. It investigates the issues at stake in the development of these voluntary entities, that can be ...
07 Feb 2003
OECD Territorial Reviews: Mexico 2003
This review of Mexico evaluates emerging territorial development strategies as well as relevant changes in governance, such as new horizontal and vertical co-ordination mechanisms, being introduced in conjunction with improved federal arrangements.
17 Dec 2002
OECD Territorial Reviews: Champagne-Ardenne, France 2002
This territorial review of the Champagne-Ardenne region of France analyses the strategy conducted by the Regional Council to strengthen the catching-up process and diversify the regional economy.
18 Sep 2002
OECD Territorial Reviews: Canada 2002
OECD's Territorial Review of Canada.
04 Sep 2002
OECD Territorial Reviews: Switzerland 2002
OECD's review of regional policy in Switzerland.
05 July 2002
OECD Territorial Reviews: Siena, Italy 2002
OECD's territorial review of the Italian province of Siena.
21 Feb 2002
OECD Territorial Reviews: Tzoumerka, Greece 2002
OECD's territorial review of the Tzoumerka region of Greece.
11 Dec 2001
OECD Territorial Reviews: Korea 2001
OECD's territorial review of Korea.
10 Oct 2001
OECD Territorial Reviews: Bergamo, Italy 2001
OECD's territorial review of Bergamo, Italy provides provides advice and guidelines on how new policies may be put into practice based on experience adn best practices in other countries.
05 Oct 2001
OECD Territorial Reviews: Hungary 2001
OECD's territorial review of Hungary.
06 Aug 2001
OECD Territorial Reviews: Teruel, Spain 2001
OECD's Territorial Review of the Teruel region of Spain.
19 July 2001
OECD Territorial Reviews: The Valencian Central Districts, Spain 2001
OECD's Territorial Review of the Valencian Central Districts of Spain.
02 July 2001
OECD Territorial Reviews: Italy 2001
OECD's territorial review of Italian regions.