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Title OECD territorial reviews. The Valencian Central Districts, Spain
Published Paris : Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development, [2001]
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Description 1 online resource (178 pages) : illustrations, maps
Series Territorial economy
Territorial economy.
Contents Foreword; Acknowledgements; Table of contents; Assessment and summary of policy recommendations; 1. The Valencian Central Districts: an example of a dynamic but unstable intermediate region; 2. Proposed strategies and development policies for the CCV; Part 1. Intermediate regions: trends and outlook; Introduction; Chapter 1. Profile and identification of intermediate regions; Chapter 2. A mixed record for intermediate regions; Chapter 3. Factors of growth and reasons for decline; Chapter 4. Shifting trends in intermediate regions
Chapter 5. Development strategies and examples of best practice in intermediate regionsChapter 6. Questions for the future; Conclusions; Annex 1. Regional typology; Part 2. Regional audit: the Valencian Central Districts; Chapter 1. Settlement, accessibility, and labour market; Chapter 2. The economy in the CCV; Chapter 3. Strengths and weaknesses of the economy in the CCV; Chapter 4. Social capital; Chapter 5. CCV institutional context and current territorial policies; Chapter
Summary OECD's Territorial Review of the Valencian Central Districts of Spain. It finds that the future of the region in an era of globalisation is uncertain. At a time when producer services are becoming critical to the success of goods producing industries, will the small settlements that characterise the Valencian Central Districts be able to maintain their competitive position? And should they find new forms of partnership in order to increase their capacity to make investments? The aim of this Territorial Review is to provide practical policy advice on how the area can respond to new challenges by enhancing potential opportunities
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, the relatively small size of towns in the area and the lack of appropriate infrastructures. The future of the region in an era of globalisation is uncertain, though. At a time when producer services are becoming critical to the success of goods p
Analysis Spain Regional Economics
Notes "04 2001 09 1 P"--Page 4 of cover
Also published in French under title: Examens territoriaux de l'OCDE : districts centraux de Valence, Espagne
Produced and coordinated by Stefano Barbieri under the direction of Mario Pezzini
Title from PDF title screen; description based on contents viewed Feb. 17, 2009
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (page 177)
Notes Description based on print version record
Subject Valencia (Spain : Region) -- Economic conditions.
Valencia (Spain : Region) -- Economic policy.
Form Electronic book
Author Barbieri, Stefano.
Pezzini, Mario.
Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development.
ISBN 9264186980
9264193219 (electronic bk.)
9789264193215 (electronic bk.)
Other Titles Valencian Central Districts, Spain
O.E.C.D. territorial reviews