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121. Looking at discontinuous change through a Systemic Competitiveness lens  
Looking at discontinuous change through a Systemic Competitiveness lens The World Economic Forum (WEF) is raising the awareness of global leaders about the expected societal changes as the Fourth Industrial Revolution expands. Looking at discontinuous change through a Systemic Competitiveness lens The World Economic Forum (WEF) is raising the awareness of global leaders about the expected…  
122. From promoting innovation systems to instigating innovation  
From promoting innovation systems to instigating innovation We have been working on the promotion of innovation systems since the early days of Mesopartner. From promoting innovation systems to instigating innovation We have been working on the promotion of innovation systems since the early days of Mesopartner. From promoting innovation systems to instigating innovation We have been working on…  
123. Why ‘Market Systems Development’ is not the same as ‘Making Markets Work for the Poor’  
Why ‘Market Systems Development’ is not the same as ‘Making Markets Work for the Poor’ Over the last few years, the term ‘Market Systems Development’ has gained quite some importance in the language of some international donors. Why ‘Market Systems Development’ is not the same as ‘Making Markets Work for the Poor’ Over the last few years, the term ‘Market Systems Development’ has gained quite…  
124. Monitoring, evaluation and learning (MEL) in economic development  
Monitoring, evaluation and learning (MEL) in economic development To become an effective change agent in dynamic systems, continuous learning and adjusting are essential. Interventions should not only be assessed retrospectively but continuously, so that they can be adapted on an ongoing basis. Monitoring, evaluation and learning (MEL) in economic development To become an effective change agent…  
125. Resilience in economies  
Resilience in economies What do we mean by resilience? Folke defines resilience as follows (Folke, 2016): Resilience is having the capacity to persist in the face of change, to continue to develop with ever-changing environments. Resilience in economies What do we mean by resilience? Folke defines resilience as follows (Folke, 2016): Resilience is having the capacity to persist in the face of…  
126. How to introduce LED as an approach to economic change in a country  
How to introduce LED as an approach to economic change in a country Since it was established in 2003, Mesopartner has been involved in work related to Local Economic Development (LED). How to introduce LED as an approach to economic change in a country Since it was established in 2003, Mesopartner has been involved in work related to Local Economic Development (LED). How to introduce LED as an…  
127. Typology of Regions and meso organisations  
Typology of Regions and meso organisations The concept of the Typology of Regions was originally introduced in the Mesopartner Working Paper 10 which focuses on options and choices for designing a Regional Development Agency (RDA). Typology of Regions and meso organisations The concept of the Typology of Regions was originally introduced in the Mesopartner Working Paper 10 which focuses on…  
128. Developing a locational policy that fits the context  
Developing a locational policy that fits the context The idea of developing the economy of a sub-national region is not new. For many, the development of the local economy is seen as an antidote to globalisation. Developing a locational policy that fits the context The idea of developing the economy of a sub-national region is not new. For many, the development of the local economy is seen as an…  
129. Global value chains, systemic competitiveness and territorial endogeneity - methodological notes and relevance to economic policy  
Global value chains, systemic competitiveness and territorial endogeneity - methodological notes and relevance to economic policy In this article I briefly discuss the powerful methodological foundation provided by the global value chain, systemic competitiveness and territorial endogeneity approaches. Global value chains, systemic competitiveness and territorial endogeneity - methodological…  
130. Facilitation and change of meso organisations  
Facilitation and change of meso organisations This article reflects on selected experiences gained from the project Competitive Regional Economic Development (CREDO) in Krajina, funded by the Swedish Development Agency (SIDA) and implemented by Eda. Facilitation and change of meso organisations This article reflects on selected experiences gained from the project Competitive Regional Economic…