Université de Neuchâtel

Urban and regional studies in the experience economy: What kind of turn?

Jeannerat, Hugues ; Lorentzen, Anne

In: European Urban and Regional Studies, 2013, vol. 20, no. 4, p. 363-369

The paper introduces a special issue on ‘the experience turn in development and planning’. It is argued that the notion of the experience economy is able to challenge established theories of the culture economy in three ways. First, by placing consumption and consumers as point of departure for innovation and valuation. Secondly, by approaching place as valuable for consumption, and finally...

Université de Neuchâtel

L'industrie photovoltaïque en Suisse occidentale : l’émergence d’un milieu valorisateur multi-local

Livi, Christian ; Jeannerat, Hugues ; Crevoisier, Olivier

(Working Papers MAPS ; 5)

Développée à partir des années 1980, différents modèles territoriaux d’innovation ont mis en perspective comment certains systèmes de production régionaux se développent à partir de dynamiques d’innovation et d’apprentissage propres à certains milieu locaux. Ces modèles reflètent une globalisation économique caractérisée par une mobilité accrue des biens et services mais...

Université de Neuchâtel

The Photovoltaic Industry in Western Switzerland : The Emergence of a Multi-Local Valuation Milieu

Livi, Christian ; Jeannerat, Hugues ; Crevoisier, Olivier

(Working Papers MAPS ; 4)

Various territorial innovation models have been developed since the 1980s, offering a new perspective on how certain regional production systems have grown out of the innovation and training processes specific to certain local milieus. These models reflect a process of economic globalisation characterised by the increased mobility of goods and services but limited by those production factors...