Higher Education and Regional Economic Development in the South East

Maher, John (2012) Higher Education and Regional Economic Development in the South East. In: Strengthening and Developing Regional Economic Partnerships, 31 August 2012, Dept of Environment, Community and Local Government. (Unpublished)

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Abstract

This presentation was delivered at a South East Regional Economic Conference hosted by Wexford County Council in August 2012. It examines the conceptualisation of regional development and the role higher education can play in it. It analyses the nature of partnerships in this context and the significance of regional leadership in the establishment of regional goals and pathways towards them. It highlights the phenomenon of economic and social ecosystems in nurturing economic development. It recognises the link between resource deployment, resource alignment, and progress assessment. It concludes with observations on the challenge that meaningful partnership represents and calls for from stakeholders.

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Other)
Additional Information: The Centre for Newfoundland and Labrador Studies worked with Wexford County Council and Ireland Newfoundland Connections in organising this conference. It had contributions from NUI Maynooth, Waterford IT, Carlow IT, Zurich Insurance, Sonru.com, Municipalities NL, and Teagasc. The conference was designed to inform and help shape policy on regional economic development drawing on conceptual and empirical insights.
Uncontrolled Keywords: Regional development, South East, Economic Partnership, Leadership
Departments or Groups: Centre for Newfoundland and Labrador Studies
Divisions: School of Business > Department of Accountancy and Finance
Depositing User: John Maher
Date Deposited: 07 Nov 2012 15:14
Last Modified: 22 Aug 2016 10:26
URI: http://repository.wit.ie/id/eprint/1786

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