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Evaluating Local Economic and Employment Development
How to Assess What Works among Programmes and Policies
OECD. Published by : OECD Publishing , Publication date:  20 Dec 2004
Pages: 462 , Language: English
Version: Print (Paperback) + PDF
ISBN: 9789264017085 , OECD Code: 842004031P1
Price:   €72 | $100 | £64 | ¥9300 | MXN1290
Availability: Out of print
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Other languages:  Spanish (Out of print)
Other Versions:  E-book - PDF Format

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Evaluating Local Economic and Employment Development is one of the few books to examine best practices in evaluating programmes for local and regional economic and employment development.  Appropriate for a non-technical readership, this book contains policy proposals for central and local governments aimed at improving the practice of evaluation, enlarging the evidence base for policy and developing a culture of evaluation.

Table of contents:
Chapter 1. Cover and Table of Contents
Chapter 2. Introduction and Summary. Evaluating Programmes for Local Economic and Employment Development: an Overview with Policy Recommendations
Chapter 3. Policy Learning through Evaluation: Challenges and Opportunities
Chapter 4. Evaluation: Evidence for Public Policy
Chapter 5. Evaluating the Impacts of Local Economic. Development Policies on Local Economic Outcomes: What has been done and what is doable?
Chapter 6. Four Directions to Improve Evaluation Practices in the European Union: A Commentary on Timothy Bartik’s Paper
Chapter 7. The Evaluation of Programs aimed at Local and Regional Development: Methodology and Twenty Years of Experience using REMI Policy Insight
Chapter 8. A Commentary on the Frederik and George Treyz’s Paper and the Workshop “Analysis Policies for Local Development Using Forecasting Models”
Chapter 9. Area-based Policy Evaluation
Chapter 10. A Commentary on Brian Rubson’s Paper and the Workshop “Area-based Policy Evaluation”
Chapter 11. Evaluating Business Assistance Programs
Chapter 12. Evaluating Training Programs: Impacts at the Local Level
Chapter 13. Evaluating Local Economic Development Policies: Theory and Practice
Chapter 14. Evaluation and Third Sector Programmes
Chapter 15. Methodological and Practical Issues for the Evaluation of Territorial Pacts. The Experience of Italy
Chapter 16. Evaluating Territorial Employment Pacts – Methodological and Practical Issues. The experience of Austria
Chapter 17. A Commentary on the Workshop “Evaluating Territorial Employment Pacts”
Chapter 18. A Review of Impact Assessment Methodologies for Microenterprise Development Programmes
Chapter 19. An Overview of the Panel Discussion: Evaluating Local Economic and Employment Development
Chapter 20. About the Authors and Contributors
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