This LEED Forum on Partnerships and Local Governance thematic brochure reviews the experience of partnerships in different countries in addressing the implications of climate change and creating employment at local level.
This review of regional policy in Sweden explores the potential for enhanced innovation and entrepreneurship and provides recommendations to strengthen Sweden’s regional development strategies through improved governance mechanisms, both regionally and across levels of government.
Active players from European cities will discuss the challenges of integrated sustainable urban development.It will provide a unique opportunity to meet and exchange on the various challenges of urban development, especially in a context of economic downturn and environmental uncertainty.
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.
The LEED Programme released a report on "Clusters and Entrepreneurship: International Comparisons" in June 2007. The aim of this study was to give policy advice on how to adapt and strengthen the policy framework in order to support cluster and entrepreneurship de
This book analyses new economic development in the Baltic States and Northwest Russia and provides suggestions on how to speed up this progress.
"Competitive Regional Clusters: National Policy Approaches" analyses the objectives, targeting, instruments and inter-governmental role sharing used by 26 programmes in 14 OECD countries.
This seminar is organised in cooperation with INAS CISL and Fondazione Giulio Pastore. The event will present and discuss the results of research addressing these issues undertaken in eight European countries: Italy, Spain, France, Germany, Belgium, Great Britain, Sweden and Poland.For each country, the research provides an overview of the changes in the trade union movement, not only as an actor in labour market bargaining, but also
This site contains a list of key references on Sweden. The documentary database includes documents on partnership and local governance that have been published by governments, universities and other organisations.
New forms of governance are emerging. Government, business and civil society are increasingly seeking ways to develop and pursue economic development strategies and solve socio-economic problems jointly.