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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
"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 site contains a list of key references on the United States. The documentary database includes documents on partnership and local governance that have been published by governments, universities and other organisations.
Explores the success of major innovation and entrepreneurship clusters in OECD countries, the challenges they now face in sustaining their positions and the lessons for other places seeking to build successful clusters.
Drawing from a wide array of case studies, this book analyses best-practice local strategies for increasing workforce skills. And it also takes a close look at the opportunities and challenges presented by international migration.
Skills are key to a better job and a better life. Yet acquiring them is often most difficult for the people who need them most: those trapped in low-paid jobs with hard working conditions. The result is an imbalanced labour market...
This book includes the papers presented at the workshop with report of some successful cases of regional employment development in each country, which was added to the papers based on the discussions at the workshop...
The results of the LEED's five country reviews on Local Integration of Immigrants into de Labour Market will be discussed at this conference coorganised with the Federal Bank of New York...
Los gobiernos de hoy buscan activamente establecer asociaciones integrales con la sociedad civil y el sector privado. Este libro propone una estrategia que los gobiernos pueden poner en marcha para mejorar la gobernabilidad a través de las asociaciones.