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 e-book investigates the present demanding situations towns face to maintain their fiscal place and the way this is often balanced with social development and environmental advancements. Complementing earlier surveys on neighborhood and concrete improvement and competitiveness-based ideas, this quantity offers long run perspectives at the evolution of such regulations on the urban point, from the private standpoint of urban officers in 8 eu cities.
More concretely, it seems to be at how the city measurement in european regulations have advanced over the years, the types of city coverage supported by way of the ecu during the last 20 years and the way towns were concerned with this strategy. The booklet investigates the portfolios of competitiveness-oriented rules which were built by way of ecu towns and the way they see the hyperlink among urban/spatial improvement rules and sustainable competitiveness. eventually the publication fleshes out a few demanding situations and projects taken via the 8 ecu towns and their governments within the face of present demanding situations on the way to pave the way in which in the direction of extra aggressive and sustainable city economies.
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Cities as Engines of Sustainable Competitiveness: European Urban Policy in Practice (EURICUR Series (European Institute for Comparative Urban Research)) by Leo van den Berg,Jan van der Meer,Dr van der Meer Jan,Dr Carvalho Luis,Professor van den Berg Leo