The Fundamentals of Innovation System Promotion for Development Practitioners
This book introduces the fundamental principles of understanding, diagnosing and improving innovation systems.
Understanding Market Failures
In this book, Dr Shawn Cunningham takes a perspective that the clues to begin to address market failures are in the world around us.
Reducing Red Tape
In this publication, Shawn Cunningham and Mattia Wegmann share their practical experience in reducing red tape at a local level. The manual is aimed at local economic development facilitators that are working on improving the cooperation between public and private stakeholders.
Value Chain Promotion
This volume addresses two issues. What are the consequences of the phenomenon of value chains for SME promotion efforts? How can value chain promotion be effectively conducted at a local or regional level?
Building Competitive Rural Locations
Rural communities in developing and transformation countries do not have to wait for somebody to save them. It is perfectly possible for them to boost the local economy using their own resources and ideas, and their own energy and creativity.
Creating Prosperous Towns
How to launch and sustain local economic development in developing and transformation countries: This book introduces Local Economic Development (LED) as an organic process.
Milestones in a process of innovation, change and development
This anthology brings together a large variety of articles and comments by development scholars and practitioners from all over the world.