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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.
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.
Sergio Arzeni is the Director of the OECD Centre for Entrepreneurship, Small and Medium-sized Enterprises, and Local Development (CFE) in Paris, France.
OECD Territorial Reviews: Madrid, Spain, aims to provide a detailed diagnosis and solutions for improving the competitiveness governance of the Madrid metropolitan area.