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.
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.
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The OECD's submission, which is re-printed herewith, was based on both past and ongoing work in the Directorate for Education, Employment, Labour and Social Affairs and the Economics Department.