Local Governance And the Drivers of Growth: Local Economic And Employment Development

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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 between government, business and civil society. In this book, the OECD has brought together top world experts to translate policy lessons into concrete recommendations that will help policy makers and practitioners make the best governance decisions to stimulate growth.

Title: Local Governance And the Drivers of Growth: Local Economic And Employment Development

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Categories: College Textbooks,

Publisher: United States, Organization for Economic: 2005

ISBN Number: 9264013296

ISBN Number 13: 9789264013292

Binding: paperback

Book Condition: Very Good

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Description: 9264013296 Local Governance and the Drivers of Growth By Abrams, Scott; Considine, Mark; Eberts, Randall W.; Giguere, Sylvain; Greffe, Xavier; Murphy, Fergus; Parkinson, Michael; Arzeni, Sergio Product Details 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 partnership between government, business and civil society for co-ordinating actions and adapting policies to local conditions. But what are the best governance mechanisms to fuel the drivers of growth? What is the role of central government in maximising their effectiveness? What specific actions must cities carry out to become more competitive and spread prosperity? How can public services be managed in the most effective way to support local competitiveness in the age of globalisation and networking? How can partnerships generate more funding and deliver better results? For this book, the OECD has brought together top world experts to translate policy lessons into concrete recommendations that will help policy makers and practitioners make the best governance decisions to stimulate growth. Product Details Paperback: 280 pages Publisher: OECD (December 2005) Language: English ISBN-10: ISBN-13: 9789264013292 Product Dimensions: 8.9 x 6.3 x 0.6 inches

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