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What are the problems faced by SMEs in OECD countries and developing and transition economies in today's globalising world? What are the framework conditions that influence SMEs' incentives and capacities to innovate? What is the optimal role of ...
This book sets out a vision of devolved economic development policies capable of responding to the challenges of globalisation. The key features in this vision are flexible and networked institutions and local strategies emphasising entrepreneurship, human capital and social
The first OECD Conference on Women Entrepreneurs in SMEs in 1997 highlighted their contribution to innovation and job creation. Since that time, women's entrepreneurship has been burgeoning. Women entrepreneurs constitute a growing share of SME o...
The OECD Manual on Tourism Satellite Accounts and Employment
By David B. Audretsch and Roy ThurikThis paper provides a link between the degree of entrepreneurial activity in a country and the growth performance.
The service economy is driving growth in most OECD countries. It represents a large part of economic activity and its importance continues to grow.
Partnerships are being established throughout OECD countries to tackle issues of economic development, employment, social cohesion and the quality of life. This book proposes a strategy that governments can implement to improve governance through partnerships.
Presentations, summary and recommendations of the OECD Seminar on Tourism Policy and Economic Growth held in Berlin on 6-7 March 2001.
This book sets out a potential response to two major challenges facing OECD countries: the "youth problem", or the need to ensure that young people can play a full role in society, and the need to foster entrepreneurship for job creation, innovation and economic adaptability.
This book sets out a potential response to two major challenges facing OECD countries: the "youth problem", or the need to ensure that young people can play a full role in society, and the need to foster entrepreneurship for job creation, innovation ...