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71. Mesopartner Working Paper 02  
Mesopartner Working Paper 02 Rapid Appraisal of Local Innovation Systems (RALIS): 
Assessing and Enhancing Innovation Networks. Rapid Appraisal of Local Innovation Systems (RALIS) is a methodology to conduct a rapid diagnosis of a locality, a value chain or a cluster with a special focus at technology and innovation. Mesopartner Working Paper 02 Rapid Appraisal of Local Innovation Systems…  
72. Mesopartner Working Paper 01  
Mesopartner Working Paper 01 Participatory Appraisal of Competitive Advantage (PACA): Effectively Launching Local Economic Development Initiatives. In developing countries, there is an increasing awareness of the necessity to formulate and implement economic development strategies at the local level (local economic development, LED). The 1990s have seen the demise of traditional approaches to…  
73. Rethinking systemic change: economic evolution and institutions technical paper  
Rethinking systemic change: economic evolution and institutions technical paper In this work, we question the utility of the concept of systemic change in market systems development as it is currently used and suggest that we need a rethink. Systems continuously change and evolve, also without external development actors. The aim of development must be to enhance the evolutionary process in an…  
74. Rethinking systemic change: economic evolution and institutions  
Rethinking systemic change: economic evolution and institutions In this work, we question the utility of the concept of systemic change in market systems development as it is currently used and suggest that we need a rethink. Systems continuously change and evolve, also without external development actors. The aim of development must be to enhance the evolutionary process in an economy and create…  
75. The Relevance of Quality Infrastructure to Promote Innovation Systems in Developing Countries  
The Relevance of Quality Infrastructure to Promote Innovation Systems in Developing Countries What is the potential and the relevance of Quality Infrastructure (QI) for innovations in developing countries? The working group “Promoting Innovation Systems”, funded by the International Technical Cooperation PTB, is investigating this question, aiming at integrating the issue of QI into the debate of…  
76. Rapid Market Assessment of Responsible Tourism in Vietnam 2017  
Rapid Market Assessment of Responsible Tourism in Vietnam 2017 In order to assess the feasibility of a possible future project ‘Responsible Tourism and Competitiveness in Vietnam’ envisaged by the Swiss Secretariat for Economic Affairs (SECO) for funding, the ILO has commissioned the preparation of a rapid market assessment (RMA) of Vietnam’s tourism sector. The RMA is expected to provide a basis…  
77. Meso organisations assessment framework  
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78. Planning or Doing Local Economic Development? Problems with the Orthodox approach to LED  
Planning or Doing Local Economic Development? Problems with the Orthodox approach to LED This Africa Insight article interrogates the planning-driven approach to LED and contrasts it with an evolutionary approach. Planning or Doing Local Economic Development? Problems with the Orthodox approach to LED This Africa Insight article interrogates the planning-driven approach to LED and contrasts it…  
79. Modern Industrial Policy or Postmodern Industrial Policies?  
Modern Industrial Policy or Postmodern Industrial Policies? Industrial policy is a multidimensional term combining a number of different policy fields at a number of levels. As a result, political control suffers. The changes in general conditions brought about by globalisation only make things harder by hampering the design of industrial policy. To make coordination more efficient, the control…  
80. LED - An Overview  
LED - An Overview As part of it’s support for the Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation’s (SDC) employment and income (e+i) network, Marcus Jenal of Mesopartner contributed to the development of an overview of current thinking and practice in Local Economic Development (LED). The process included a document study, interviews with LED experts and a broad consultation with members of SDC’s…