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This publication highlights new evidence on policies to support job creation, bringing together the latest research on labour market, entrepreneurship and local economic development policy to help governments support job creation in the recovery. It also includes a set of country pages featuring, among other things, new data on skills supply and demand at the level of smaller OECD regions (TL3).
This report examines the relationship between SMEs' management of intellectual assets, innovation and competitiveness.
Policy makers, economists and representatives of international and European institutions discussed the future of global economic and financial development and debated the role played by regions and localities in the recovery and development of economic competitiveness.
Decisori politici, economisti di alto livello e rappresentanti di istituzioni internazionali ed europee hanno discusso il futuro dello sviluppo economico globale e finanziario e del ruolo svolto dalle regioni e località per il recupero e lo sviluppo della competitività economica internazionale.
This conference presented the report prepared for Slovenia as part of the OECD LEED "Improving social inclusion at the local level through the social economy" project in the framework of the Forum on Social Innovations.
The study visit offered the possibility to: (i) get insights about the regional green skills strategy; (ii) learn about the organisational and funding structure of the regional green policy; (iii) network with people running green projects; (iv) visit of a similar project in Slovenia.
The development of tailored recommendations to promote and enhance the contribution of the social economy in fostering social inclusion is the aim of the project and guidance is being provided to national, regional and local actors on how to improve social inclusion capacity effectively.
This book demonstrates that the success of local development strategies depends on the capacity of the government and its partners to accelerate change within the policy and governance aspects of economic and social development.
Clusters of firms and related organisations in a range of industry specialisations are a striking feature of the economic landscape in all countries. Their growth and survival depends on internal processes of specialisation, co-operation and rivalry, and knowledge flows that underpin the competitiveness of the firms within them. Cluster building is now among the most important economic development activities in OECD countries and
New forms of governance are emerging. Government, business and civil society are increasingly seeking ways to develop and pursue economic development strategies and solve socio-economic problems jointly.