Statistical Sources and Methods

  • 31-May-2017


    Regional Business Demography

    Understanding the processes and dynamics underlying the birth, life and death of businesses can provide an important perspective on the mechanisms generating new jobs and ensuring better economic development in all places. The OECD regional statistics and indicators unit has developed a database collecting a comparable set of business demography indicators across the regions of OECD countries.

  • 1-June-2011


    Handbook: Ensuring labour market success for ethnic minority and immigrant youth

    This learning manual presents a series of policy recommendations for improving the labour market outcomes at local level, based on studies from Australia, Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, France, Israel, Japan, Spain, the United Kingdom and the United States.

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  • 18-October-2010


    Local development benefits from staging global events: Achieving the local development legacy from London 2012

    London 2012 is set to be one the most ambitious Olympic Games ever to have taken place. This publication highlights how London has set itself a unique challenge: to deliver a successful Olympic Games and to regenerate its most socio-economically challenged area of the city.

  • 11-September-2010


    Putting in place jobs that last

    A guide to re-building sustainable employment at the local level. This guide sets out five principles for building sustainable employment post financial crisis. Each principle is presented with concrete recommendations and case studies to both national policymakers and local practitioners.

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  • 29-April-2010


    Handbook: Local youth entrepreneurship support

    Handbook "Shooting for the moon: good practices in local youth entrepreneurship support", April 2010. This handbook presents a criteria list of good practice that can be read as a tool to self-assess and re-orient current strategies, structures and practices in youth entrepreneurship support.