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This publication looks at the decentralisation of active labour market policies in OECD countries and shows how local employment management can lead to the implementation of more effective policies.
Proceedings of the OECD Conference on Women Entrepreneurs in Small and Medium Enterprises: A Major Force in Innovation and Job Creation, 16-18 April 1997.
Conference organised by the OECD, the Italian Department of Tourism and the City of Rome.
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Small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) are currently attracting a great deal of attention from policy makers in OECD Member countries and elsewhere. In a world economy characterised by rapid globalisation, new opportunities are opening up for ...
As unemployment soars, Local Productive Systems have proved to be remarkably successful in retaining and increasing their share of employment. This publication looks at networking and clustering experiences in a wide range of countries.
The Conference, organised by the OECD Tourism Committee and the Ministry of Tourism of Mexico was opened by Mrs. Silvia Hernandez, Minister of Tourism (Mexico) and by Mr. Erich Musyl (Austria).
The Third International Forum on Tourism Statistics, organised by Portugal's National Statistical Office and Tourism Directorate in co-operation with Eurostat and the OECD.
High and rising unemployment rates in the early 1990s have moved the employment question centre-stage in the policy debate. This paper aims at identifying common results and trends from national studies, as well as identifying "best practices" of analysis and data gathering.
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This report provides practical tools for new and experienced microcredit practitioners as they design and manage their programmes forlong-term viability.
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What are the main issues and policy implications facing SMEs? This summary of a workshop held in Washington on their role in creating jobs, promoting economic growth and innovation, lays bare the major issues.