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Cities and Crisis

Josef W. Konvitz

Abstract

Cities have been missing from analyses of the crisis and debates about how to generate a sustainable recovery. Illuminating recent trends and emerging risks, Cities and Crisis is about the future, starting where we are. A fresh assessment is needed of what has changed since 1990 and what has not, of policy assumptions about urban economies, of the lessons of experience. Cities and Crisis looks at the strengths and weaknesses of macro-economic and sectoral policies to guide urban development in both declining and growing cities and regions. Without higher levels of urban innovation and infrast ... More

Keywords: Economic governance and paradigms, Infrastructure, Innovation, Crisis, Risk, Interdependence

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2016 Print ISBN-13: 9781784992903
Published to Manchester Scholarship Online: May 2016 DOI:10.7228/manchester/9781784992903.001.0001

Authors

Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Josef W. Konvitz, author
King's College London