OECD Territorial Reviews France: (Complete Edition ‐ ISBN 9264022651)
Abstract:This detailed policy review examines recent developments in regional policy in France and in particular, challenges regaring competiveness policies and multilevel governance. It includes interesting statistics related to regions and makes a series of recommendations for French authorities.
Chapter 1. Assessment and Recommendations‐Introduction‐Regional Characteristics and Trends‐Economic Performance of France and its Regions‐The Main Challenges‐ConclusionsChapter 2. Territorial Strategies and Competitiveness Policies‐Introduction‐Regional Industrial Competitiveness Policy and the Cluster Policy‐Policies for Urban and Rural Areas and for Regions Undergoing Restructuring‐Policies on BroadbandChapter 3. Multilevel Governance Geared to Co‐operation‐Introduction‐The Main Thrusts of Decentralisation‐Co‐ordination between Levels of Government‐Bringing the Communes Together and Developing a Territorial Project Approach to Address Institutional FragmentationBibliographyList of Acronyms
Document Type: Review Article
Publication date: August 1, 2006