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Biography for Sylvain Giguère, Head of the OECD Local Economic & Employment Division (LEED).
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CFE Insight, a journal published on a regular basis by the OECD Centre for Entrepreneurship, SMEs and Local Development (CFE).
A Report and a Guide on evaluation of local development strategies have been prepared by the OECD Local Economic and Employment Development Programme in collaboration with the Ministry for National Development and Economy of Hungary.
A Report and a Guide on evaluation of local development strategies have been prepared by the OECD Local Economic and Employment Development Programme in collaboration with the Ministry for Regional Development of the Czech Republic.
A review of policy initiatives and broader development strategies which could inspire policymaking in Wales and other similar old industrial regions. Including 25 policy interventions and development strategies from OECD countries, the resulting four part report is available here for download.
Rural regions in Italy have some of the highest GDP per capita among OECD countries yet analysis of rural Italy reveals varied economic conditions, an increasing elderly population and a diminished focus on environmental isses. This report looks at the priorities for future rural poli
Barcelona and LEED are taking forward an initiative on “Recession, Recovery, and Reinvestment: The role of Local Economic Leadership” which will convene a series of meetings and activities to ensure that local economic development can respond effectivel
Speaking at the ministerial meeting of the territorial development policy committee, Mr. Gurría affirmed that urban and rural regions have a core role to play in promoting sustainable growth. Mayors and regional officials are leading efforts to encourage public transportation, implement climate change action plans, and curb air pollution.
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Technological change, an aging work force and a global economic downturn are posing enormous challenges to OECD regions. While some regions are equipped to confront and handle these changes, others are struggling to remain competitive.
This report examines both the challenges and the opportunities associated with designing and using indicator systems as a tool for the governance of regional development policy.