Japan


  • 1-December-2009

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    OECD Southeast Asian Regional Policy Network on Education and Skills

    The rapidly developing Southeast Asia region is confronted with significant labour market challenges. This initiative aims to address the issues of employment and skills, especially through an interaction platform for members.

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  • 27-March-2008

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    More Than Just Jobs: Workforce Development in a Skills-Based Economy

    This report provides valuable insights into how labour policies can be expanded to meet economic development and social cohesion goals, while also reconciling national and local concerns...

  • 27-March-2008

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    Local Development Benefits from Staging Global Events

    This book identifies how international events work as a trigger for local development and what hosting cities and nations can do to ensure that positive local development is realised.

  • 1-October-2007

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    Globalisation and Regional Economies: Can OECD Regions Compete in Global Industries?

    Despite concern about the negative impacts of globalisation on the economies of OECD regions, "Globalisation and Regional Economies" presents evidence that region-specific advantages remain a significant source of productivity gain for firms.

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  • 13-June-2007

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    Tokyo conference on enhancing the role of SMEs in Global Value Chains (GVC) : Tokyo Action Statement

    The Conference on Enhancing the Role of SMEs in Global Value Chains (GVC), resulting in this action statement, took place in Tokyo, 31May-1June 2007. Stakeholders can play a greater role in assisting SMEs to rise to the challenges of active participation in global value chains.

  • 13-June-2007

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    Enhancing the role of SMEs in Global Value Chains (GVCs)

    Enhancing the Role of SMEs in Global Value Chains, addresses how globalisation of value chains and of large enterprises affects the role of SMEs as traditional partners, suppliers or distributors for larger firms and explores the benefits of SME participation in global value chains.

  • 7-December-2006

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    Competitive Regional Clusters: National Policy Approaches

    "Competitive Regional Clusters: National Policy Approaches" analyses the objectives, targeting, instruments and inter-governmental role sharing used by 26 programmes in 14 OECD countries.

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  • 2-August-2006

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    OECD LEED Forum on Partnerships and Local Governance: Japan

    This site contains a list of key references on Japan. The documentary database includes documents on partnership and local governance that have been published by governments, universities and other organisations.

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  • 28-October-2005

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    Local Governance for Promoting Employment —Comparing the Performance of Japan and Seven Countries—

    This book includes the papers presented at the workshop with report of some successful cases of regional employment development in each country, which was added to the papers based on the discussions at the workshop...

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  • 6-January-2003

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    STI Working Paper 2002/12: Use of Plant-Level Microdata for the Evaluation of SME Innovation Policy in Japan

    Japan’s SME policies have reached a turning point and have changed into a more pro-competitive policy to foster entrepreneurship and innovation in SMEs. This paper evaluates this policy and new innovation promotion schemes through an examination of plant-level micro data.

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