The LEED Programme released a report on "Clusters and Entrepreneurship: International Comparisons" in June 2007. The aim of this study was to give policy advice on how to adapt and strengthen the policy framework in order to support cluster and entrepreneurship de
Global knowledge flows are becoming a key driver of economic development. They encourage the inflow of new ideas and enable domestic innovation to be better exploited overseas. How can countries develop effective policies to reap the benefits that ...
This seminar is organised in cooperation with INAS CISL and Fondazione Giulio Pastore. The event will present and discuss the results of research addressing these issues undertaken in eight European countries: Italy, Spain, France, Germany, Belgium, Great Britain, Sweden and Poland.For each country, the research provides an overview of the changes in the trade union movement, not only as an actor in labour market bargaining, but also
Today the battle for talent is as important as the battle for capital. In the knowledge economy, skilled migrants can offer a significant comparative advantage to local economies. Unskilled migrants are also in demand, particularly where demographic...
This site contains a list of key references on the United Kingdom. The documentary database includes documents on partnership and local governance that have been published by governments, universities and other organisations.
Skills are key to a better job and a better life. Yet acquiring them is often most difficult for the people who need them most: those trapped in low-paid jobs with hard working conditions. The result is an imbalanced labour market...
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...
This seminar looked at how development and successes of UK agencies fits with the global situation and will examine the strengths and weaknesses of the various development bodies in the UK, with some international comparators...
City Renewal and Health Making the Links Thursday 6th December 2001 to Friday 7th December 2001, Central London Health and prosperity go hand in hand. They both need and enhance one another. Leaders of the world's largest cities have ...
Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) is business's contribution to sustainable development.Today, corporate behaviour must not only ensure returns to shareholders, wages to employees, and products and services to customers, it must also respond to societal and environmental concerns.