'New urban economies': challenges ahead

Willem van Winden, Luís de Carvalho

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Abstract

Europe’s urban economies do not look the same as ten years ago. And in ten years from now,they will again be different. The digital revolution is particularly disruptive: entire sectors are being transformed, old players
are losing out, newcomers are taking over, and competition is fiercer than ever. At the same time, citizens are not just workers in companies, but many become independent entrepreneurs, and active producers.
Innovation is becoming open, involving interaction between companies, universities and users. Working, living and recreation become intertwined in place and time.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationNew urban economies
Subtitle of host publicationHow can cities foster economic development and develop ‘new urban economies’
EditorsWillem van Winden, Luís de Carvalho
Place of PublicationSaint Denis
PublisherURBACT
Pages51-53
Number of pages3
Publication statusPublished - Apr 2015

Publication series

NameUrbact II capitalisation

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