Hogeschool van Amsterdam

Centre for Applied Research on Business and Economics

Knowledge and the European City

This paper discusses and illustrates the ‘knowledge turn’ in urban policy across Europe. We identify four manifestations of it: 1) widespread efforts to lure knowledge workers; 2) a growing involvement of knowledge institutes in urban development and planning processes, 3) an explicit ‘knowledge based’ approach to planning and the design of public space, and 4) efforts to underline a ‘knowledge city’ identity using all kinds of marketing and branding techniques.

Referentie Van Winden, W. (2010), Knowledge and the European City, in Tijdschrift voor Economische en Sociale Geografie , Vol. 101, No. 1, pp. 100–106.
Gepubliceerd door  CAREM 1 januari 2010