European cities in the knowledge economy

the cases of Amsterdam, Dortmund, Eindhoven, Helsinki, Manchester, Munich, Münster, Rotterdam and Zaragoza

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Subjects:

  • Sociology, Urban -- Europe.,
  • Cities and towns -- Europe.,
  • Urban economics.,
  • Knowledge management -- Economic aspects -- Europe.,
  • Knowledge workers -- Europe.,
  • Intellectual capital -- Europe.,
  • Europe -- Social conditions -- 21st century.,
  • Europe -- Intellectual life -- 21st century.,
  • Europe -- Economic conditions -- 21st century.
  • Edition Notes

    StatementLeo van den Berg ... [et al.].
    ContributionsBerg, Leo van den., European Institute for Comparative Urban Research.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHT169.E8 E828 2005
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxii, 367 p. :
    Number of Pages367
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22708766M
    ISBN 100754645215

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European Cities in the Knowledge Economy: The Cases of Amsterdam, Dortmund, Eindhoven, Helsinki, Manchester, Munich, Munster, Rotterdam and Zaragoza Institute for Comparative Urban Research)). Bringing together comparative case studies from Amsterdam, Dortmund, Eindhoven, Helsinki, Manchester, Munich, Münster, Rotterdam and Zaragoza, this volume examines the cities' roles, as well as how the knowledge economy affects urban management and policies.

European Cities in the Knowledge Economy book The Cases of Amsterdam, Dortmund, Eindhoven, Helsinki, Manchester, Munich, M nster, Rotterdam and Zaragoza European Cities in the Knowledge EconomyCited by: van den Berg, L., Pol, P.M.J., van Winden, W. and Woets, P. () European Cities in the Knowledge Economy: The Cases of Amsterdam, Dortmund, Eindhoven, Helsinki, Manchester, Munich, Münster, Rotterdam and by: Book Description.

Cities and the Knowledge Economy is an in-depth, interdisciplinary, international and comparative examination of the relationship between knowledge and urban development in the contemporary era.

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The book contains two sections: first, general critiques of the limits of current notions of a knowledge economy and required adult learning, in terms of historical comparisons, socio-political construction and current empirical evidence; secondly, specific challenges to presumed relations between work requirements and learning through case.

The quality and quantity of knowledge institutes, such as universities, polytechnics, public and private R&D organizations, determine to a large extend the starting position and development of a city in the knowledge economy. Cities with a strong knowledge base have better chances for economic growth than places lacking such a foundation (OECD.

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It isand Europe and its knowledge economy are competitive. Clusters of well-funded, internationally renowned universities are thriving in many of Europe’s important and growing cities, in strong partnerships with regional institutions.

Education is ‘in’; never before have so many wanted so much from teachers: new skills, new jobs. Knowledge Cities are cities that possess an economy driven by high value-added exports created through research, technology, and brainpower.

In other words, these are cities in which both the private and the public sectors value knowledge, nurture knowledge, spend money on supporting knowledge dissemination and discovery (ie learning and innovation) and harness knowledge to create products.

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region degree hub Derudder economic development. Cities and the Knowledge Economy is an in-depth, interdisciplinary, international and comparative examination of the relationship between knowledge and urban development in the contemporary era.

Through the lenses of promise, politics and possibility, it examines how the knowledge economy has arisen, how different cities have sought to realise. The knowledge economy in Europe 5 a result of many years of investment in R&D, but it also depreciates as older knowledge becomes obsolete.

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Through the lenses of promise, politics and possibility, it examines how the knowledge economy has arisen, how different cities have sought to realise its potential, how Author: Tim May. Hub Cities in the Knowledge Economy: Seaports, Airports, Brainports Ben Derudder, Frank Witlox, Sven Conventz The overarching research topic addressed in this book is the complex and multifaceted interaction between infrastructural accessibility/connectivity of city-regions on the one hand and knowledge generation in these city-regions on the other hand.

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European Cities in the Knowledge Economy: Towards a Typology Willem van Winden, Leo van den Berg and Peter Pol [Paper first received, February ; in final form, January ] Summary. The shift towards a knowledge-based economy seems to favour some well-endowed urban areas.

However, not all cities benefit equally. the implications of the knowledge-based economy for employment and the role of governments in the development and maintenance of the knowledge base. Identifying “best practices” for the knowledge-based economy is a focal point of OECD work in the field of science, technology and industry.

This report discusses trends in the knowledge-based. European Cities in the Knowledge-Based Economy: Observations and Policy Challenges This essay discusses a set of related issues concerning the urban transition towards a knowledge-based economy.

First, it deals with the uneven distribution of economic growth among various types of cities in the knowledge-based economy; second, it reflects on. Address: Susan Dr, Charleston, SCUSA. [email protected] ; support hotline 24/7 + Sweden is the top country by knowledge economy index in the world.

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An integrative frame of analysis is developed and applied to a number of cities.One striking feature of this new knowledge-biased labour market is its greater tendency to concentrate economic prosperity in selected locations. In high income countries the loss of industrial employment has been a feature of all major cities and towns, but the knowledge-based service economy has flourished in only a small number of these places.Read "Knowledge Economy and the City Spaces of knowledge" by Ali Madanipour available from Rakuten Kobo.

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