by Duanjie Chen, Frank C. Lee and Jack MintzThis paper discusses the implications of tax policy for the growth of entrepreneurship and small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs). Some existing features of OECD tax systems are biased against entrepreneurs and small firms....
by Kentaro SakaiThis paper assesses the drivers of global industrial restructuring and the impacts on small firms. It presents a detailed sectoral analysis of small-firm participation in cross-border strategic alliances.
The Local Economic and Employment Development Programme (LEED), together with the City of Leipzig, is organizing a conference "Employment Strategies in Transition" to take place on 11 March 2002 in Leipzig, Germany.
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Note by the Secretariat Introduction The LEED Programme has developed a multi-year programme of work on social innovation and, in April 2000, launched the Forum on Social Innovations [DT/LEED/DC(2000)3/REV1]. This forum was designed to increa...
The first International Congress on Local Production Systems (clusters), organised by the DATAR (French Delegation for Territorial Planning and Regional Action) and the OECD (Organisation of Economic Co-operation and Development) ...
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...
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...