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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...
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.
Special Issue of the Science, Technology and Industry Outlook
This book identifies the strong potential of the local development approach to help regenerate the economies and societies of less developed regions and to bring greater local participation in the decision-making and actions that underpin restructuring.
The 2nd OECD Conference on Women Entrepreneurs in SMEs: Realising the Benefits of Globalisation and the Knowledge-based Economy, Paris, 29-30 November 2000.
Information on the role tourism plays in national economies throughout the world is particularly deficient, and credible data concerning tourism is needed. The TSA is a new statistical tool that is compatible with international national accounting guidelines and will allow for valid comparisons.
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
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