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Creative Cities: Conceptual Issues and Policy Questions
ABSTRACT: This article represents a broad and occasionally polemical meditation on the nature and significance of creative cities. I seek to situate the concept of creative cities within the context
The Cultural Economy of Cities
An increasingly important fraction of contemporary economic activity is devoted to the production of cultural outputs, i.e. goods and services with high levels of aesthetic or semiotic content. This
The Cultural Economy of Cities: Essays on the Geography of Image-Producing Industries
PART ONE: PROPAEDEUTICA Introduction to the Cultural Economy of Cities The Mainsprings of Urban Economic Performance The Creative Field and the Logic of Innovation in Image-Producing Complexes PART
Entrepreneurship, Innovation and Industrial Development: Geography and the Creative Field Revisited
Creative destruction is a central element of the competitive dynamic of capitalism. This phenomenon assumes concrete form in relation to specific geographical and historical conditions. One such set
Rethinking Human Capital, Creativity and Urban Growth
Do jobs follow people or do people follow jobs? A number of currently prominent approaches to urbanization respond to this question by privileging the role of individual locational choice in response
Cultural-Products Industries and Urban Economic Development
The article begins with a brief definition of the cultural economy. A first generation of local economic development policy approaches based on place marketing and associated initiatives is
Global City-Regions: Trends, Theory, Policy
There are now more than three hundred city-regions around the world with populations greater than one million. These city-regions are expanding vigorously, and they present many new and deep
Globalization and the Rise of City-regions
  • A. Scott
  • Economics, History
  • 1 October 2001
A world-wide mosaic of large city-regions seems to be over-riding (though is not effacing entirely) an earlier core-periphery system of spatial organization. The economic dynamics of these