During an economic downturn and recovery, self-employment becomes an appealing option to a number of job-seekers faced with reduced opportunities to regain quickly employment elsewhere in the labour market.The objective of this seminar was to share and assess the experiences of OECD countries.
Representatives from governments and employment agencies across Asia and the OECD discussed how skills development can help governments and local communities rebalance growth, stimulate employment and economic development and build effective local partnerships.
The third seminar of the 2010 LEED FIELD project focuses on measuring skills and human capital in local economies. This workshop reviewed the innovative tools and methods used, as part of local information systems, by local development organisations.Venue: Paris (France)
Fue un evento es un espacio de intercambio de experiencias sobre la puesta en práctica y desarrollo de estas políticas desde la visión de diversos sectores.
A guide to re-building sustainable employment at the local level. This guide sets out five principles for building sustainable employment post financial crisis. Each principle is presented with concrete recommendations and case studies to both national policymakers and local practitioners.
About the LEED Directing Committee
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Download the informative brochure about the OECD LEED Employment and Skills Strategies in SouthEast Asia (ESSSA) initiative.
The School is organising specialised courses on socio-economic development and creating an international platform to exchange experiences and knowledge between public officers and practitioners from OECD member and non member countries that deals with cooperation and local development issues.
"Comunidad y desarollo local" es un curso intensivo residencial de dos semanas construido para un grupo de estudio colombiano para un trabajo de investigación e intercambio sobre el proceso de definición de una estrategia de desarollo local.
The rapid growth of entrepreneurship and small firms has been one of the greatest successes in post-Communist transformation in Poland. SMEs have greatly contributed to employment, investment and value added in the Polish economy. However, key barriers to further growth remain in the business environment for SMEs and entrepreneurs. This book sets out the current SME and entrepreneurship climate, reviews SME and entrepreneurship issues and policies at national and local levels, and provides observations and recommendations for improving and supporting entrepreneurship and SMEs in Poland.