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- Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development 2001; US$ 75.00
Italys 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2000; US$ 99.00
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...
- OECD Publishing 2011; US$ 63.00
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 efficient reallocation of resources, while underscoring the need to take account of the potential positive and negative externalities... more...
- OECD Publishing 2012; US$ 91.00
Located at the border with the US, Chihuahua has benefited from FDI and NAFTA. Chihuahua has been one of the richest regions in Mexico and one of the most dynamic in the OECD. However, the regions FDI-trade link with the USA has also led to some vulnerability to external shocks. The two crises affecting the USA in the past decade affected Chihuahua... more...
- HarperCollins Canada 2010; US$ 14.99
Canada?s cities are crippled by a lack of financial and governing clout. Their infrastructures are crumbling and their citizens are disaffected by the inability of municipal government?or any government, for that matter?to act on the issues that influence their constituents? lives. Cities generate a disproportionate amount of Canada?s wealth and are... more...