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How can local economic development projects integrate social and employment objectives? How can labour market policy support economic growth? Answers to this and other issues were discussed at the 7th Annual Meeting of the OECD LEED Forum on Partnerships and Local Governance.
This LEED activity aims to increase the relevance, efficiency and effectiveness of local economic and employment development policies by supporting the use of appropriate evidence on policy needs and impacts in the design and implementation of local strategies.
This LEED activity will provide guidance to policy makers on how to stimulate job creation through support to high-growth entrepreneurship at the local level, based on the analysis of the local drivers of high-employment-growth entrepreneurship and an assessment of local policies in this area.&l
This LEED project will analyse the multiple factors leading to long-term unemployment amongst vulnerable groups at the local level and review local measures put in place to support labour market integration and local partnerships working to tackle this issue.
This joint initiative by the European Commission Enlargement Directorate-General and the OECD LEED Programme is focused on providing an assessment of the current local development capacity in view of EU accession in the EU Candidate countries and potential candidates in the Western Balkans.
This conference presented the report prepared for Slovenia as part of the OECD LEED "Improving social inclusion at the local level through the social economy" project in the framework of the Forum on Social Innovations.
Within the conference discussing how shrinkage has become a pressing problem in many parts of Europe, the LEED programme is organising a workshop which especially focuses on policies and programs to foster skills, employment development and job creation in areas of shrinkage.
This LEED project will assess the job creation potential of the social economy in various institutional frameworks, examine the conditions under which the contribution of social economy organisations to employment can be maximised and identify obstacles and possible solutions.
This LEED project will examine the capacity of local economies to support new enterprise creation and the development of small and medium enterprises (SMEs), including in the social enterprise sector, and how it can be enhanced through local economic and employment development policies.
This review assesses Guangdong’s current approach to economic development. It is the country’s most populous and rich province with 95.4 million inhabitants and provides one-eighth of the national GDP with "processing trade" as a key development feature.