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Cities, regions and competitiveness

Cities, regions and competitiveness

second report from the Working Group of Government Departments, the Core Cities, the Regional Development Agencies.

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Published by Office of the Deputy Prime Minister in London .
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Document History Second report from the Working Group of Government Departments; The Core Cities; The Regional Development Agencies.A Study on the Factors of Regional Competitiveness 1 Introduction Background to the study Every three years the European Commission is required to report on the extent of progress towards increased cohesion between the regions of the EU.

In the report an important aspect is an analysis of the factors underlying differences inFile Size: 1MB.This report looks at how regions and cities across the OECD are progressing towards stronger economies, higher quality of life for their citizens and more inclusive societies.

This edition presents regional and metropolitan updates for more than 40 indicators to assess disparities within countries and their evolution since the turn of the new millennium.