Remote Rural Regions - How proximity to a city influences the performance of rural regions

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Available languages : English
Period : 2007-2013
Date : 01/03/2008

This short paper describes the characteristics of remote rural regions and how remoteness can be defined and measured. This new approach combines a new classification of remoteness, based on driving time to the closest city, with
the OECD classification of regions into predominantly urban, intermediate and predominantly rural regions.