Growing Urban Economies : Innovation, Creativity, and Governance in Canadian City-Regions, Hardback Book

Growing Urban Economies : Innovation, Creativity, and Governance in Canadian City-Regions Hardback

Edited by David A. Wolfe, Meric S. Gertler

Part of the Innovation, Creativity, and Governance in Canadian City-regions series

Description

Even in a globalizing, knowledge-based economy, cities remain engines of growth, innovation, and diversity.

Increasingly, they are also active participants in the creation of the social and political conditions necessary to create a thriving community.

The Innovation, Creativity, and Governance in Canadian City-Regions series is a focused analysis of how developments at the local and regional level affect these three key determinants of future prosperity.

Growing Urban Economies summarizes its conclusions in a single volume that presents an overview of the evidence and its implications. A rich and nuanced analysis of the interplay of social, political, and economic factors in thirteen Canadian city-regions, large and small, this collection integrates research focusing on innovation, creativity and talent-retention, and governance in order to understand the distinctive experience of each region.

A valuable cross-section of city-region development in a variety of circumstances, Growing Urban Economies offers important insights into the way in which local conditions affect urban economies around the world.

Information

  • Format: Hardback
  • Pages: 440 pages, 2 figures, 13 maps
  • Publisher: University of Toronto Press
  • Publication Date:
  • Category: Economic growth
  • ISBN: 9781442629431

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