Month: February 2013

Best Practices, Research

Best Practices in FDI and Exporting Based on Regional Industry Clusters

Exporting and foreign direct investment (FDI) are increasingly important economic development strategies.  Both strategies can provide new economic opportunities to local communities, such as reducing unemployment, but they also increase the skills and competitiveness of existing industries. Despite such benefits, few communities fully use these strateties.  This report profiles 10 useful examples for local communities …