Benjamin Herzberg & Andrew Wright; The World Bank, Policy Research Working Paper Series, no. 3683., 2004
A resource drawn from the review of 40 countries’ experiences. The paper is designed to be used as a resource by donors, governments, or businesspeople who are interested in establishing, maintaining, or improving a competitiveness partnership in their country or region. It distills some ideas and techniques from best practice, offering a selection of valuable insights into how practitioners can avoid common pitfalls. The paper has three parts. Part One outlines what competitiveness partnerships can achieve. Part Two presents issues to consider when designing such partnerships, and Part Three identifies challenges that are frequently faced and strategies that have been used to overcome them.