The debate and the experiences about local economic development public polices are today rich of different points of view, approaches, and results.
This review is part of a series of reports included in the project carried out by the OECD in collaboration with the Welsh Assembly Government (WAG), and it is aimed at providing WAG with a set of policy options and learning models to consider in the design of future development policies and strategies. Other reports regard: Part I - Policy Audits, and Part II - Policy Transferability to Wales. The project was led by Jonathan Potter and Marco Marchese of the OECD Local Economic and Employment Development Programme.
This review focuses on conceptual framework, pillars, objectives and delivery arrangements about policies for local economic development in 5 case studies: Pennsylvania (USA), Schleswig-Holstein (Germany), Styria, (Austria), Tuscany (Italy), and Basque Country (Spain).
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by Vincenzo Milio