OECD research shows that to be successful in today’s knowledge economy, communities need to invest not only in the supply of skills but also in the demand for skills.The new OECD LEED project on “Skills for Competitiveness” will examine the advantages of such demand-side policy interventions.
After two years of bad news and trillions of dollars of losses, the global economy is now stabilising. The challenge is to move from a policy-based recovery to self-sustained growth. How can cities, the main economic engines of this world, contribute to build stronger, cleaner and fairer economies?
The review proposes a new sustainable competitiveness agenda to enhance productivity in Toronto. This agenda could focus on innovation, cultural diversity and infrastructure; and apply a green lens to policies.
Twice before, Country Fact Sheets have been published by the OECD LEED Forum on Partnerships and Local Governance providing valuable up-to-date information about area-based partnerships. “forumpartnerships2009” – Country Fact Sheets provides an update on what has changed.
This book identifies how international events work as a trigger for local development and what hosting cities and nations can do to ensure that positive local development is realised.
Despite concern about the negative impacts of globalisation on the economies of OECD regions, "Globalisation and Regional Economies" presents evidence that region-specific advantages remain a significant source of productivity gain for firms.
Le Programme LEED de l'OCDE a mené une étude sur les "Pôles de compétitivité et entrepreneuriat" en collaboration avec la Direction du Commerce, de l'Artisanat, des Services et des Professions libérales (DCASPL) du Ministère des PME de la France.
"Competitive Regional Clusters: National Policy Approaches" analyses the objectives, targeting, instruments and inter-governmental role sharing used by 26 programmes in 14 OECD countries.
Aujourd’hui, la bataille pour attirer les talents est aussi importante que la bataille pour attirer le capital. Dans l’économie du savoir, les migrants qualifiés sont à même de doter les économies locales d’un avantage comparatif non négligeable...
This site contains a list of key references on Canada. The documentary database includes documents on partnership and local governance that have been published by governments, universities and other organisations.