OECD Local Economic and Employment Development (LEED) Papers

The OECD Local Economic and Employment Development (LEED) Programme Papers present innovative ideas and practical examples on how to boost local development and job creation. A wide range of topics are addressed, such as employment and skills; entrepreneurship; the social economy and social innovation; culture; and local capacity building, among others. The series highlights in particular policies to support disadvantaged places and people, such as the low skilled, the unemployed, migrants, youth and seniors.

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Manufacturing Challenges and Opportunities in Europe

Emerging Models and Policy Interventions for Local and National Growth

This paper piece sets out some of the main challenges and opportunities facing European manufacturing and the emerging models and public policy interventions which are being used to reshape local economies and to contribute to national growth. The paper sets out principles which the Italian region of Friuli could follow to revive its economy and makes recommendations applicable to the regional government and Chambers of Commerce of Udine and Pordenone.


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