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  • Devolution and Globalisationby OECD Publishing

    Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development 2001; US$ 67.00

    This book sets out a vision of devolved economic development policies capable of responding to the challenges of globalisation. The key features in this vision are flexible and networked institutions and local strategies emphasising entrepreneurship, human capital and social cohesion. Based on the proceedings of the OECD-Scottish Enterprise Glasgow... more...

  • Information and Communication Technologies and Rural Developmentby OECD Publishing

    Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development 2001; US$ 50.00

    Information and Communication Technologies (ICTs) introduce a new relationship between time and space. Do the nascent possibilities of tele-work, distant access to public services and e-commerce offer both realistic and innovating perspectives for rural development? Are ICTs a threat rather than an opportunity for rural areas? Will these technologies... more...

  • Valuing Rural Amenitiesby OECD Publishing

    Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development 2001; US$ 43.00

    Economic valuation is widely used in OECD countries as a way of assessing the (usually monetary) value of goods that have no markets. In the rural context, valuation methods are used to argue for or against projects and policy choices in areas as diverse as agricultural support policies, local economic development, land use and biodiversity assessment.... more...

  • OECD Regions at a Glance 2005by OECD Publishing

    Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development 2005; US$ 56.00

    OECD Regions at a Glance presents a series of indicators for OECD countries that will enable policy makers and analysts to evaluate differences in economic performance among regions and to better design and assess regional policies. Organised around three major themes, the book first examines regions' contributions to national growth in population,... more...

  • OECD Territorial Reviews, Champagne-Ardenne, France 2002by OECD Publishing

    Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development 2003; US$ 109.00

    The Champagne-Ardenne region in the north-east of France enjoys comparative advantages in a number of sectors, including mechanics, metalworking, packaging and agriculture, and of course champagne. Although it still ranks fifth among French regions in terms of GDP/capita, Champagne-Ardenne lost ground during the recession of the early 1990s. A recovery... more...

  • OECD Territorial Reviews: Toronto, Canada 2009by OECD Publishing

    Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development 2010; US$ 54.00

    OECD's Territorial Review of Toronto, Canada.  It finds that the Toronto region is one of the chief economic powerhouses of Canada, generating almost one-fifth of national GDP and 45% of Ontario’s GDP. The region is home to 40% of Canada’s business headquarters and is a main manufacturing hub, with major automotive, biomedical and... more...

  • Effective Practice in Spatial Planningby Janice Morphet

    Taylor and Francis 2010; US$ 57.95

    After years of being regarded as a regulatory tool, spatial planning is now a key agent in delivering better places for the future. Dealing with the role of spatial planning in major change such as urban extensions or redevelopment, this book asks how it can deliver at the local level. Setting out the new local governance within which spatial planning... more...

  • OECD Reviews of Regional Innovation: Catalonia, Spainby OECD Publishing

    Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development 2010; US$ 70.00

    This review of regional innovation assesses how to improve Catalonia's current strategy and actions in order to boost its innovation system through both its own programmes and those of Spain and the European Union. It finds that with over seven million inhabitants and a GDP of around EUR 204 billion, Catalonia is not only an important region within... more...

  • Theories of Urban Politicsby Jonathan S Davies; David Imbroscio

    SAGE Publications 2008; US$ 58.00

    Restructured and expanded editon of this popular introduction to the theoretical approaches to urban governance. more...

  • Land, Development and Designby Paul Syms

    Wiley 2010; US$ 88.00

    Development of brownfield land can address shortfalls in the availability of land for housing and other buildings, but these sites present a range of problems that must be overcome in any successful development. Land, Development and Design addresses all of the issues in the context of the reuse of urban land, providing a solid, readable overview... more...