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Universities, enterprise and local economic development

Universities, enterprise and local economic development

an exploration of links, based on experience from studies in Britain and elsewhere : a report for the Manpower Services Commission

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Published by H.M.S.O. in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Bibliography, p67-76.

Statementprepared by Segal Quince Wicksteed.
ContributionsSegal Quince Wicksteed., Great Britain. Manpower Services Commission.
The Physical Object
Paginationx,76p. ;
Number of Pages76
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22187066M
ISBN 100113613067

Local Economic Development (LED) is an approach to economic development, of note in the developing world that, as its name implies, places importance on activities in and by cities, districts and runrevlive.com involves added micro-economic measures at the local level to complement macro-economic measures at the national level. In England, local enterprise partnerships (LEPs) are voluntary partnerships between local authorities and businesses set up in by the Department for Business, Innovation and Skills to help determine local economic priorities and lead economic growth and job creation within the local area. They carry out some of the functions previously carried out by the regional development agencies.

This book explores the politics of local economic development in Northern England. Socio-economic conditions in the North – and its future prospects – have become central to national debates in the UK. Universities are inherently an important potential institutional base for helping community-based economic development in general, and civically engaged development in particular. The question is how to tap this potential in a major way.

LOCAL ECONOMIC DEvELOPMENT IN AFRICA: IMPLEMENTATION, CONSTRAINTS AND PROSPECTS | 5 Finally, one of the most significant developments regarding decentralisation is the relative increase in the responsibili-ties of local governments in many countries. The range of local government responsibilities has gradually expanded to. role of universities in economic development. Other research is taken from local gov-ernment meeting notes, a book, INNOVATION U New University Roles in a Knowledge Economy (Tornatzky and Rideout, ), and a paper entitled Top Trends in State Economic Development (NGA, ) that discuss universities and states work-.


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