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Gaps and Governance Standards of Public Infrastructure in Chile
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This review examines Chile’s infrastructure stock and governance standards in light of the country’s 2030 growth agenda and OECD benchmarks, setting out how change can be achieved, with a special focus on transport and water.
OECD Environmental Performance Reviews: Canada 2017
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This is the third Environmental Performance Review of Canada. It evaluates progress towards sustainable development and green growth, with special features on climate change mitigation and urban wastewater management.


National area distribution
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National area distribution is defined as the classification of a given country into urban, intermediate and rural regions.
OECD Environmental Performance Reviews: Peru 2017
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This report is the first review of Peru’s environmental performance. It evaluates progress towards sustainable development and green growth, with a focus on environmental management (air, waste and chemicals, water and biodiversity) and the...
Subnational Infrastructure Investment in OECD Countries: Trends and Key Governance Levers
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Public investment is one of the fiscal tools with the strongest impacts on growth over the long term. However, public investment is in decline compared to the period prior to the 2008 global financial crisis in many OECD countries, and particularly...

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Thematic Video on Urban, Rural and Regional Development

In 2015, about two-thirds of the OECD population lives in cities, and in the next decade there are expected to be nearly 500 cities with more than 1 million inhabitants.
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