Publications & Documents


  • 5-April-2006

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    Local Governance and the Drivers of Growth

    Innovation, skills, entrepreneurship and social cohesion are key drivers of growth, and essential goals of effective economic development strategies. Each has a strong governance component, which requires real partnership....

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  • 5-April-2006

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    New Forms of Governance for Economic Development

    New forms of governance are emerging. Government, business and civil society are increasingly seeking ways to develop and pursue economic development strategies and solve socio-economic problems jointly.

  • 5-April-2006

    English

    Skills Upgrading: New Policy Perspectives

    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...

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  • 5-April-2006

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    Devolution and Globalisation: Implications for Local Decision-makers

    This book sets out a vision of devolved economic development policies capable of responding to the challenges of globalisation. The key features in this vision are flexible and networked institutions and local strategies emphasising entrepreneurship, human capital and social cohesion.

  • 13-February-2006

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    The Second Forum Meeting: International Partnership Fair, Vienna, Austria, 13-15 February 2006

    The International Partnership Fair was the 2nd Meeting of the OECD LEED Forum on Partnerships and Local Governance and addressed demand for the exchange of information and comparison of concrete experience and practice in relation to partnership working.

  • 13-February-2006

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    Seminar on “Influencing attitudes and skills for entrepreneurship and SME growth: Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia and south east Europe”, Skopje, Macedonia, 27 February 2006

    The seminar in Macedonia continued the work on the case studies identified during the Trento Centre capacity building seminar on entrepreneurship held on 13-17 December 2004 in Trento and further explored the theme of Entrepreneurship Spirit and Skills.

  • 1-February-2006

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    Conference on Governments & Communities in Partnership: From Theory to Practice, Melbourne, Australia, 25-27 September 2006

    This event will bring together key policy makers, community leaders and researchers from around Australia, together with leading experts from other OECD countries. The aim is to deepen the academic and policy debate about the impact and value of efforts to ‘join-up' different public services...

  • 12-January-2006

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    Conference on Social Innovation in the 21st Century: a Dialogue, New South Wales, Australia, 28-30 April 2006

    This conference will address topics such as social enterprises and corporate social responsibility. It aims to foster a dialogue on how social innovation can play an important role in contemporary economies and on how governments can foster it.

  • 8-November-2005

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    Co-operation between the European Commission and the OECD LEED Programme

    A summary of the co-operation between the European Commission (DG Employment and Social Affairs) and the OECD Local Economic and Employment Development (LEED) Programme.

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  • 3-November-2005

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    Seminar on "Evaluating Local Development Strategies", Prague, Czech Republic, 22 November 2005

    This one day seminar focused on local development evaluation with a special concentration on the current situation in evaluating local development strategies implemented recently in the Czech Republic.

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