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Local Economic and Employment Development
Global Knowledge Flows and Economic Development
OECD. Published by : OECD Publishing , Publication date:  15 Jun 2004
Pages: 200 , Language: English
Version: Print (Paperback) + PDF
ISBN: 9789264107663 , OECD Code: 842004011P1
Price:   €36 | $50 | £32 | ¥4600 | MXN640 , Standard shipping included!
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Other languages:  French (Out of print)
Other Versions:  E-book - PDF Format

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Global knowledge flows are becoming a key driver of economic development.  How can countries develop effective policies to reap benefits? This report aims to answer this question and highlights these key areas: promoting cross-border alliances involving firms and universities; simulating knowledge transfers from foreign direct investment ventures; attracting highly-skilled workers from overseas and creating vibrant innovation systems.  This book, published in collaboration with Scottish Enterprise, is for policy makers, practitioners and academics.

Table of contents:
Chapter 1. Cover and Table of Contents
Chapter 2. Executive Summary
Chapter 3. SME innovation policy and the formation
Chapter 4. Attracting, retaining and mobilising high skilled labour
Chapter 5. Integrating global knowledge flows for generative growth in Scotland: Life sciences as a knowledge economy exemplar
Chapter 6. The innovation solution: some lessons from Scotland, theory and Canadian cities
Chapter 7. Internationalising knowledge flows: Pacific experience
Chapter 8. Policy recommendations and learning models
Chapter 9. Annex: 1) Global knowledge flows The issues for Scotland: a Scottish enterprise perspective; 2) Contact details
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