Drawing from a wide array of case studies, this book analyses best-practice local strategies for increasing workforce skills. And it also takes a close look at the opportunities and challenges presented by international migration. The in-depth case studies in this report range from Shanghai’s “Highland of Talent Strategy” to new “career ladders” which help immigrants escape low-skilled, low-paid employment in New York. National and local-level recommendations on local skills development are provided, for both OECD and non-OECD countries.
A highly interactive programme focused on developing cross-sector connections and knowledge sharing, as well as capturing participant's ideas on key issues and best practice.
Showcase, the HCA Academy's case study library for sustainable communities is seeking your ideas & views in an online debate:- How leaders should respond to the needs of their local areas.- Sharing risk and learning from experience.- The skills people need to remain in the labour ma
Innovation and entrepreneurship performance of a locality are key in supporting long-term growth. How to design local policies that improve this performance is the focus of this conference. High-profile participants represented both the public and private sector.
How can governments help small and innovative firms continue to grow in the midst of an economic crisis? Entrepreneurs, bankers, policy makers and academics will discuss this and other issues at the conference which is open to media.
To implement an entrepreneurship agenda, national governments needed to partner with local governments, the private sector, and civil society organisations. This seminar aimed to develop a dialogue between national and sub-national stakeholders in the entrepreneurship field.
This project supports local development organisations in strengthening their information systems. It provides guidance on data collection, analysis and use in policy making, customised to conditions in each participating area.
The rationale for this project was to respond to these problems by building an OECD Framework for Information Exchange in Local Development (FIELD) that local development organisations can use in a co-ordinated way in order to collect, exchange and learn from l
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The global financial crisis is like no other that we have experienced since the early 20th century. This free publication identifies some of the most interesting practices in response to the financial crisis from a local economic development perspective.
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The success of Belfast over the next 25 years is critical to the success of Northern Ireland. This timely review examines how lessons from the exceptional circumstances that have shaped the city and its remarkable revival over the last decade have shaped the local development agenda.