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完成時間為 1 小時

Introduction to Local Economic Development

This week introduces the “local” in economic development and explains why LED is a particular way of pursuing development. Video 1 reflects on why LED takes place in some areas and not in others. Video 2 identifies the main drivers of local economic development. The videos have been prepared by ISS Emeritus Professor Bert Helmsing. ...
Reading
2 個視頻 (總計 21 分鐘), 1 個閱讀材料
Video2 個視頻
Overview of the four drivers in the LED context9分鐘
Reading1 個閱讀材料
Several suggested readings on LED35分鐘
2
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完成時間為 3 小時

Globalisation

In this week, you will appreciate the pressures and opportunities posed by globalization on the local level. Globalization is conceived as a phenomenon in two tiers. At one level, infinite flows of information, culture, trade, financial flows, and migrants seem to move in all directions around the planet. At another level, globalization is a much more identifiable phenomenon that occurs within closed networks of cities and regions, in which specific actors exchange goods, services, investments and knowledge. As a result, some regions are included and others are excluded. Video 1 addresses the first tier of globalization and defines it as the combination of four flows: trade, financial flows, migration of workers, and their integration in global value chains. This video is prepared by ISS Professor Irene van Staveren, and is part of the MOOC on Pluralistic Economics. You will get a feel of that MOOC too, which we recommend for those that want to deepen their knowledge on economics. Video 2 explores the second level of globalization and maps global networks of cities and regions. It discusses how being included or excluded in these networks affects local economic development. We called this video The Ties that Bind Us. It is offered by South African IHS Professor Ronald Wall....
Reading
2 個視頻 (總計 16 分鐘), 2 個閱讀材料
Video2 個視頻
Globalisation and Restructuring13分鐘
Reading2 個閱讀材料
History and dynamics of globalization (Video Links)26分鐘
The relationship between globalization and LED in developed and developing countries分鐘
3
完成時間(小時)
完成時間為 6 小時

Decentralization & Local Responses

In week 1 we identified four drivers that constrain and push local economic development and in week 2 we looked into globalization as one of them. In this week, Bert Helmsing will look into another driver, namely decentralization. The first video defines decentralization as the transfer of responsibilities and resources from central government to local government and also to actors, like private firms and citizens. The second video delves into the ways in which decentralization has changed local governance and how local governments in some countries have assumed responsibilities over local economic development. ...
Reading
2 個視頻 (總計 18 分鐘), 2 個閱讀材料
Video2 個視頻
Trends on Decentralization and Local Government - Part Two8分鐘
Reading2 個閱讀材料
Local economic development in the Developing World: The Experience of South Africa分鐘
LED strategy by the municipality of Lepelle-Nkumpi in the North of South Africa (Optional)分鐘
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完成時間為 4 小時

Competitiveness

In this fourth week, the course elaborates on competitiveness, the third driver that affects local economic development. It discusses the factors that make firms competitive and the role of geography in promoting competitiveness. In the first video Bert Helmsing defines competitiveness and explains how the concept has changed over time, leading to a greater recognition of the importance of space in shaping the competitiveness of firms. The second video discusses innovation, which goes hand in hand with competitiveness. It defines innovation, why it is important, and how to promote innovation in a local economy. The video is prepared by IHS Professor Jan Fransen, specialist on innovation and clusters. The third video introduces the relatively new concept of frugal innovation within the innovation family. Frugal innovations are simple, smart and affordable products, services and systems with low user complexity, high functionality, and high user value for relatively low-income people. The video features ISS Professor Peter Knorringa, director of the Centre for Frugal Innovation in Africa....
Reading
3 個視頻 (總計 26 分鐘), 2 個閱讀材料
Video3 個視頻
Innovation8分鐘
Frugal Innovation8分鐘
Reading2 個閱讀材料
Current ideas on regional development and cluster-based economic development (Video)10分鐘
Fugal innovation: Centre of Frugal Innovation in Africa (Video)38分鐘

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Georgina Gomez

Associate Professor in Institutions and Local Development
ISS
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Bert Helmsing

Emeritus Professor of Local and Regional Development
ISS
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Peter Knorringa

Professor of Private Sector & Development
ISS
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Jan Fransen

Head of Education & Training
Institute for Housing and Urban Development Studies (IHS)
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Ronald Wall

Head of the Urban Competitiveness and Resilience
IHS

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