Globalisation provides new opportunities for devolved government. By tailoring economic policies to exploit local capabilities, regional and city authorities can often be more effective than central governments in meeting the challenges of tough...
The Forum is organised by the Hungarian Central Statistical Office, the Ministry of Economic Affairs, the OECD and Eurostat. The aim is to discuss major issues concerning the building of an information system for good public and private ...
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 ...
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The LEED Programme is dedicated to expanding its activities to reach out to non-member countries in the east and south. Currently, LEED is undertaking a series of seminars on clusters in transition economies in the framework of the Central Europe...
The September 11th attacks and their aftermath have hit the tourist industry hard, compounding the economic downturn that was already under way, but long-term prospects for the industry remain positive, according to travel and tourism policy expe...
The aim of the workshop was bringing together some of the world's leading experts in the field of innovation research and regional economics in order to improve our knowledge on how regional innovation clusters work and how policymakers (particula...
The Central European Initiative (CEI) was founded by Austria, Hungary, Italy and Yugoslavia in 1989 and has grown to include sixteen participating countries. The primary goal of the CEI is to promote European integration and to assist non-EU memb...
Clusters in Transition Economies - Strategies for Innovation and Growth at a Cross-National Perspective.
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39th Session, LEED Directing Committee Meeting, OECD Paris
Firm-level data sets are a rich source of information for policy-relevant analysis, e.g. in the areas of firm creation, entrepreneurship, technological change and productivity. However, there are important problems in making these data comparable...