OECD Local Economic and Employment Development (LEED) Working Papers

ISSN :
2079-4797 (online)
DOI :
10.1787/20794797
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A series of working papers from the OECD Local Economic and Employment Development (LEED) Programme. The LEED Programme identifies, analyses and disseminates innovative ideas for local development, governance and the social economy. Governments work with the LEED Programme to generate innovative guidance on policies to support employment creation and economic development through locally based initiatives.
 

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Author(s):
Andrea-Rosalinde Hofer1, Austin Delaney2
Author Affiliations
  • 1: OECD, France

  • 2: OECD LEED Trento Centre, Italy

Publication Date
01 Sep 2010
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No:
2010/11
Pages
40
DOI
10.1787/5km7rq0k8h9q-en

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Entrepreneurship is considered a key driver of economic growth and job creation all over OECD countries. Within this framework, promoting youth entrepreneurship is an area of growing policy interest for OECD national and local governments. Public policy can play an important role in stimulating motivations and entrepreneurial attitudes in young people and to provide the right set of skills to start-up and run a business. For framework conditions conducive to fostering the development of talents and youth entrepreneurship, taking appropriate action at the local level is of crucial importance…