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  • OECD Reviews of Regional Innovation - North of England, United Kingdomby OECD Publishing

    Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development 2008; US$ 42.00

    With 14.5 million inhabitants and an economy worth over EUR 290 billion, the North of England is larger than many European countries. At the heart of the industrial revolution, the region has been a historic centre for world-changing innovation in transport, computing and in vitro fertilisation. Yet, in the wake of massive losses in manufacturing employment... more...

  • Custodians of Placeby Paul G. Lewis; Max Neiman

    Georgetown University Press 2009; US$ 22.50

    What types of cities tend to aggressively pursue industrial or retail firms? What types of cities tend to favor housing over business development? What motivates cities to try to slow residential growth? Custodians of Place answers these and many other questions. more...

  • Innovations in Collaborative Urban Regenerationby Masahide Horita; Hideki Koizumi

    Springer 2009; US$ 149.00

    This book draws on the recent development in deliberative planning theory and decision support systems, the synthesis of which has resulted in an innovative approach to supporting the communicative processes in urban regeneration through unique methodologies. A range of tools and methods are introduced with real-world applications in Japan and elsewhere.... more...

  • OECD Territorial Reviews, Finland 2005by OECD Publishing

    Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development 2005; US$ 49.00

    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.  Given intense competition in both ICT and more traditional product markets, as well as rapid ageing of the population, it looks at how Finland might maintain and enhance the competitiveness... more...

  • OECD Territorial Reviews: Korea 2001by OECD Publishing

    Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development 2002; US$ 63.00

    Deep societal changes against the backdrop of rapid economic growth have characterised Korea in the Post-War period. Most notably, the tripling of its population has induced significant territorial transformations. Despite the effort to promote balanced regional growth, Korea is still characterised by substantial geographical polarisation. An economically... more...

  • OECD Territorial Reviews: Siena, Italy 2002by OECD Publishing

    Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development 2002; US$ 75.00

    Siena, a predominantly rural province in central Italy, has enjoyed steady economic growth throughout the post-war period. This success has its roots in a diverse economy based on manufacturing, services, high-value-added agriculture and a dynamic tourism sector. Nonetheless, it is these last two sectors that give Siena... more...

  • OECD Territorial Reviews: Bergamo, Italy 2001by OECD Publishing

    Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development 2001; US$ 75.00

    The province of Bergamo, located in Lombardy, is one of the most successful regions in Italy. The economy is highly competitive, diversified and export-oriented, productivity is above the national average, and unemployment is almost non-existent. The diversity of the region and its abundant cultural and environmental assets are likely to turn the province... more...

  • OECD Territorial Reviews: Italy 2001by OECD Publishing

    Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development 2001; US$ 75.00

    Italy’s economic development has been characterised by marked regional disparities, most notably between the Centre-North and the South. Today, Italy demonstrates one of the widest geographical dualisms among OECD Member countries. In the Southern regions, the unemployment rate is still four times higher than in the Centre-North despite recent... more...

  • OECD Territorial Reviews: Teruel, Spain 2001by OECD Publishing

    Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development 2001; US$ 89.00

    The Territorial Review of Teruel is integrated in a wider program of National and Regional Territorial Reviews undertaken by the OECD Territorial Development Policy Committee. The overall aim of the territorial review series is to provide practical policy advice to governments. In this sense, the use of regional reviews is a key complement to the statistical... more...

  • OECD Territorial Reviews: The Valencian Central Districts, Spain 2001by OECD Publishing

    Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development 2001; US$ 70.00

    The Valencian Central Districts, composed of 155 municipalities belonging to two different provinces in the region of Valencia, produce large quantities of Spanish textiles, toys, and tourism services. These activities have been highly competitive up to now despite the small size of the enterprises, their specialisation in so called sunset industries,... more...