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  • 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...

  • Urban Transport in the Developing Worldby Harry T. Dimitriou; Ralph Gakenheimer

    Edward Elgar Publishing 2011; US$ 40.00

    The twenty thematic chapters in this book provide a broad set of perspectives on the plight, possibilities and opportunities of urban transport in the developing world set against the challenges of sustainable development. The contributors expertly set the international context of transport policy-making and planning for developing cities and present... more...

  • Strategic Planning for Contemporary Urban Regionsby Alessandro Balducci; Valeria Fedeli; Gabriele Pasqui

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2011; US$ 109.95

    In 2005, the Provincial Administration of Milan and a group of researchers from the city's polytechnic developed a new 'Strategic Plan' for Milan's urban region. This book examines the Milan Plan in detail, showing the project's insights into planning theory, whilst at the same time testing this powerful and innovative research... more...

  • Regional and Urban Policy and Planning on the Korean Peninsulaby Chang-Hee Christine Bae; Harry W. Richardson

    Edward Elgar Publishing 2011; US$ 40.00

    The potential for reunification of the two Koreas, whether in the short or long term, argues for a comprehensive look at policy and planning issues that encompass the peninsula as a whole. This book deals with spatial policy issues in both South and North Korea in a broad and non-political way. Part one deals with South Korea, examining cultural changes,... more...

  • OECD Reviews of Regional Innovation Regions and Innovation Policyby OECD Publishing

    Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development 2011; US$ 98.00

    Regions and Innovation Policy addresses the needs of national and regional governments for greater clarity on how to strengthen the innovation capacity of regions. The first part of the book examines strategies, policies and governance, explaining why regions matter, what makes smart policy mixes, and multilevel governance.  The second... more...

  • Strategy and Partnership In Regional Citiesby Dr Brian Jacobs

    Palgrave Macmillan 2000; US$ 95.00

    Policy makers in Pittsburgh, Birmingham and Rotterdam are confronted with rapidly changing social and economic environments. Public and private sector organizations in the three cities are increasingly addressing regional issues strategically and joining together in partnerships to promote competitiveness and economic growth. Local communities are... more...