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  • 27-March-2008

    English

    More Than Just Jobs: Workforce Development in a Skills-Based Economy

    This report provides valuable insights into how labour policies can be expanded to meet economic development and social cohesion goals, while also reconciling national and local concerns...

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  • 27-March-2008

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    Local Development Benefits from Staging Global Events

    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.

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  • 1-October-2007

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    Globalisation and Regional Economies: Can OECD Regions Compete in Global Industries?

    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.

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  • 3-July-2007

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    Review on "Clusters and Entrepreneurship"

    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

  • 16-April-2007

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    Global Knowledge Flows and Economic Development

    Global knowledge flows are becoming a key driver of economic development. They encourage the inflow of new ideas and enable domestic innovation to be better exploited overseas. How can countries develop effective policies to reap the benefits that ...

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  • 15-December-2006

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    OECD Territorial Reviews: Newcastle in the North East, The United Kingdom

    OECD Territorial Reviews: Newcastle in the North East, The United Kingdom assesses the economic trends, policy and governance challenges in building a competitive economy in Newcastle and the North East England.

  • 7-December-2006

    English

    Competitive Regional Clusters: National Policy Approaches

    "Competitive Regional Clusters: National Policy Approaches" analyses the objectives, targeting, instruments and inter-governmental role sharing used by 26 programmes in 14 OECD countries.

  • 19-October-2006

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    Speaker Papers and Presentations

    Speakers background papers and presentations for the OECD/Scottish Executive conference on "investment Priorities for Rural Development", which took place in Edinburgh, Scotland, UK, 19-20 October 2006.

  • 19-October-2006

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    Seminar on"Trade unions and welfare", Trento, Italy, 26-27 October 2006

    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

  • 11-October-2006

    English

    From Immigration to Integration: Local Solutions to a Global Challenge

    Today the battle for talent is as important as the battle for capital. In the knowledge economy, skilled migrants can offer a significant comparative advantage to local economies. Unskilled migrants are also in demand, particularly where demographic...

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