A Catalyst for Urban Regeneration

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This book presents a 'toolbox' of instruments for entrepreneurship development in what often appear to be the most hostile environments for economic development in our cities, showing how entrepreneurship can indeed prosper given the right stimulus.  It is based on the proceedings of the conference on Entrepreneurship and Economic Development in Distressed Urban Areas held 7-8 October 2003 in Rome, and organised by the OECD LEED Programme, in collaboration with the EU, the municipality of Rome, and Risorse per Roma.



Entrepreneurship Advice, Training and Mentoring for Urban Renewal: US Perspectives

This chapter examines policies for advice, training and mentoring of entrepreneurs in US distressed urban areas. Existing support is described, covering federal, state and local government programmes, and foundationdriven support and limitations of existing support are highlighted. New thinking is outlined about the provision of advice, training and mentoring to entrepreneurs in United States inner cities, based around integrating...


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