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Madrid has captured the advantages of globalisation by becoming a metropolitan region of 6 million people, which attracts foreign workers and firms. The capital region has experienced impressive dynamic economic growth in recent years, making the best of the positive business cycle in Spain. It absorbs more than half of Spain’s total foreign direct investment (FDI) and has extended its economic relations with Latin American
In 2007, the Trento Centre, together with the U. S. Agency for International Development (USAID) mission in Croatia and the support of World Learning Croatia, have jointly undertaken an active review of local partnerships in Croatia
Four consultative groups have been created to channel the interest of partners and reinforce the activities of the LEED Programme.
Within the framework or the Portuguese Presidency of the European Union, the Ministry of Labour and Social Solidarity is organising, in partnership with the OECD and the European Commission, a Seminar on “Development of Skills, Local Development and Partnerships”.
Luxembourg has brought about a profound change for the better in its economy. What can be done to ensure these changes continue in the long term and in co-operation with its neighbours? The OECD Territorial Review of Luxembourg explores these questions.
This discussion paper on "Building Effective Local Partnerships: Organisational Challenges and Strategic Orientations" is the result of the active review "Capacity Building for Effective Local Partnerships", a joint project between the OECD and the USAID.
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Innovation is a major factor of economic growth and performance in the globalised economy. Innovation brings new technologies and new products that help address global challenges such as health or the environment. New ways of producing goods and delivering services boost productivity, create jobs and can help improve citizens’ quality of life.But for innovation to provide all these benefits, it has to work. Researchers can push the
The conference was jointly organised the OECD LEED Programme, in partnership with the Inter-ministerial Delegation for Innovation, Social Experimentation and Social Economy, the National Co-operation Group and with the co-operation of the Eurogroup Institute
The conference was part of the project "Strengthening Entrepreneurship and Economic Development in East Germany", which assesses the opportunities and barriers for entrepreneurship in East Germany.