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OECD iLibrary Themes - Urban, Rural and Regional Development
The OECD iLibrary theme provides one copy of each new print publication plus online access to all OECD books and papers on urban, rural and regional affairs. It includes books in the Territorial Reviews series as well as those in the LEED series.

Approximately 15 titles are published per year. The subscription includes online access to all titles published from 1998 onwards.
  • Over 350 ebooks
  • Over 1,720 chapters
  • Over 1,060 tables and graphs
  • Over 100 working papers
Thematic content on Urban, Rural and Regional Development includes access to:
Annuals & Outlooks: (OECD Regions at a Glance)

Book Series: (Local Economic and Employment Development (LEED); OECD Reviews of Regional Innovation; OECD Rural Policy Reviews; OECD Territorial Reviews; OECD Urban Policy Reviews)

Papers: (Working/Policy Papers; OECD Regional Development Working Papers)

Databases: OECD Regional Statistics (Large regions, TL2; Small regions, TL3; Metropolitan regions; Regional well-being)
2021 Online + Print
Price US $824.00 / CDN (Available upon request.)

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Price US $514.00 / CDN (Available upon request.)

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Are You Looking for Something More Subject Specific?
The OECD offers the following iLibrary subscriptions for those of you that do not require a subscription to the whole theme.
Individual books and/or PDFs are available through Renouf's online Bookshop section of the web site.
OECD Regional Statistics DatabaseOECD Regional Statistics (database)
This database provides a unique set of comparable statistics and indicators on about 2,000 regions in 30 countries. It encompasses yearly time-series for around 40 indicators of demography, economic accounts, labour market, social and innovation themes in the OECD member countreis, with data being available from the 1990s onwards. It also provides access to the OECD Regions at a Glance publication.
Did you know?
- Around 40% of OECD GDP, employment and population growth in the past 15 years are largely due to a small number of regions (the 10% top performing regions).
Source: Regions at a Glance 2011

- Regional disparities in households' income are largest in Chile, Greece, Hungary, Israel, Italy and the Slovak Republic.
Source: Regions at a Glance 2011

- Evidence shows the critical role of innovation as a durable source of regional growth.
Source: OECD Regional Outlook 2011

- Over half the world's population lives in cities today, and this is expected to rise to as much as two-thirds by 2050.
Source: OECD Regional Outlook 2011