Mesopartner Annual Reflection 2016 July 27, 2016

The purpose of our Annual Reflection series is to illustrate how we are currently approaching our work from a specific perspective. This year we ... more

Mesopartner Annual Reflection 2015 July 23, 2015

Mesopartner focuses the 2015 Annual Reflection on Territorial Economic Development (TED), which is back in the spotlight and is attracting ... more

Systemic Competitiveness Revisited June 01, 2015

By:Dr. Jörg Meyer-Stamer

Conclusions for Technical Assistance in Private Sector Development Draft Version more

Category: Working Papers

Gaining systemic insight to strengthen economic development initiatives July 28, 2014

A Mesopartner Working Paper now provides a theoretical grounding for the work we have done and will continue to do. Marcus Jenal and Shawn Cunningham consider some definitions, ponder the implications and try to formulate some responses to some of the key challenges that systems and complexity ... more

Category: Annual Reports

Mesopartner Annual Reflection 2014 July 28, 2014

Complexity in Economic Development Mesopartner dedicates the Annual Reflection 2014 entirely to complexity thinking and its practical implication for our work on economic development. Eight articles in this publication address this new paradigm and try to explore it further from different angles. ... more

Category: Annual Reports

Mesopartner Anniversary Reflection 2003-2013 July 17, 2013

After a decade of operation as a multi-national micro-enterprise, Mesopartner is proud to announce the celebration of its 10th anniversary. During the past 10 years we have widely extended our topical focus, our geographical outreach, our methodological approaches and our network of associates, ... more

Category: Books, Manuals

The Fundamentals of Innovation System Promotion for Development Practitioners August 20, 2012

By:Dr. Shawn Cunningham

This book introduces the fundamental principles of understanding, diagnosing and improving innovation systems. The book is not about innovation within a business as such, but is about the innovation system around firms, within regions or between industry sectors. The technological progress of a ... more

Category: Books, Manuals

Reducing Red Tape February 17, 2012

By:Shawn Cunningham and Mattia Wegmann

This book is a collaboration between Mattia Wegmann and Shawn Cunningham. It is a practical book on how local stakeholders can identify and address red tape. more

Category: Books

Understanding Market Failures February 17, 2012

By:Shawn Cunningham

This is the long awaited monograph on Understanding Market Failures in an Economic Development context by Shawn Cunningham more

Category: Annual Reports

Mesopartner Annual Reflection 2010 July 15, 2011

Important elements of Mesopartner's reorientation in 2010 are the choice of a new strapline "connect the dots" and the introduction of a company logo. We also renamed our annual review Annual Reflection instead of Annual Report. The rationale behind these decisions is explained in the ... more

Quality Infrastructure November 24, 2010

By:Ulrich Harmes-Liedtke

The Relevance of Quality Infrastructure to Promote Innovation Systems in Developing Countries more

Category: Annual Reports

mesopartner Annual Report 2009 July 22, 2010

The year 2009 was a year of sorrow and sadness for mesopartner due to the unexpected death of Jörg Meyer-Stamer. more

Category: Annual Reports

mesopartner Annual Report 2008 August 12, 2009

This Annual Report 2008 looks back on a year of change and innovation within mesopartner. more