Transforming Urban Economies: Policy Lessons from European and Asian Cities - LSE Cities by Andrea Colantonio
Cities include the majority of the world's population, which are dynamic centers of 21st century life, at the heart of economic, social and environmental change. They continue to suffer from…
Transforming Urban Economies synopsis
Cities include the majority of the world's population, which are dynamic centers of 21st century life, at the heart of economic, social and environmental change. They continue to suffer from difficult problems but often demonstrate flexibility in the face of regional and national economic deterioration.
In the face of the common threats of globalization and the global recession, cities and metropolitan areas have been forced to struggle to maintain their global competitiveness and to protect the quality of life of urban populations. Transforming urban economies:policylessons from European and Asian cities, the world's first.
An ongoing series of research volumes by LSE Cities provides insights into how cities respond positively to these challenges. Accurate and reliable analyzes of how Barcelona, Turin, Myonol and Seoul have turned over the past 20 years are examining the comparative patterns of decline, adaptation and recovery of cities that have successfully turned their economies in the face of economic hardship.
This in-depth and practical analysis is aimed at urban leaders, designers, planners, policy makers and researchers who want to understand the dynamics of economic resilience while cities continue to suffer from the shocks of the 2008 rebound. The book highlights the importance of coherent and multi-level governance and the need for strategic public investment and the role of the private sector, And guide the complex processes of urban recovery in an increasingly uncertain age..
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