Cities as Engines of Sustainable Competitiveness: European by Leo van den Berg,Jan van der Meer,Dr van der Meer Jan,Dr

By Leo van den Berg,Jan van der Meer,Dr van der Meer Jan,Dr Carvalho Luis,Professor van den Berg Leo

Reflecting on 20 years of ‘competitiveness-oriented’ city regulations in Europe, this publication investigates the present demanding situations towns face to maintain their monetary place and the way this is balanced with social development and environmental advancements. Complementing prior surveys on neighborhood and concrete improvement and competitiveness-based recommendations, this quantity presents long term perspectives at the evolution of such rules on the urban point, from the private standpoint of urban officers in 8 eu cities.

More concretely, it seems at how the city size in european guidelines have advanced over the years, the categories of city coverage supported by way of the european over the past 20 years and the way towns were concerned with this procedure. The e-book investigates the portfolios of competitiveness-oriented regulations which were constructed through eu towns and the way they see the hyperlink among urban/spatial improvement guidelines and sustainable competitiveness. eventually the publication fleshes out a couple of demanding situations and tasks taken by means of the 8 eu towns and their governments within the face of present demanding situations so as to pave the best way in the direction of extra aggressive and sustainable city economies.

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