Regions, regional institutions and regional development

SEED Working Paper No. 16 - Series on Globalization, Area-based Enterprise Development and Employment

Assesses the role of regions, regional institutions and regional policy in promoting socio-economic development, enterprise competitiveness and employment creation. Includes discussions of the importance of the local environment for enterprise competitiveness, changes in economic geography and changes in the orientation of regional development policy. Reviews policy areas where regional actors and institutions are of importance and examines the shaping and organizing of regional development.