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Urban Production from Manufacturing to Financialisation : the Case of China

Theurillat, Thierry ; Rime, Delphine ; Crevoisier, Olivier

(Working Papers MAPS ; 1)

During the twentieth Century, urban production theories considered manufacturing as the main engine for development. Today, financialization of real estate as well as mobile consumer’s expenses have developed at a larger scale and play an increasing role. We argue that this shift affects the Global South as well as the Global North. The Chinese case shows the relevance of a territorial...

Université de Neuchâtel

The Sustainability of a Financialized Urban Megaproject: The Case of Sihlcity in Zurich

Theurillat, Thierry ; Crevoisier, Olivier

In: International Journal of Urban and Regional Research, 2012, vol. 37, no. 6, p. 2052-2073

Aujourd'hui, la financiarisation et l'urbanisme durable sont deux composantes majeures de la production urbaine et de la transformation du paysage des villes occidentales. L'objectif de l'article est de montrer comment l'intervention d'acteurs financiers influence la durabilité urbaine lors de la construction de mégaprojets à partir de la construction d'un cadre conceptuel, analytique et...

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Territorial Knowledge Dynamics: From the Proximity Paradigm to Multi-location Milieus

Crevoisier, Olivier ; Jeannerat, Hugues

In: European Planning Studies, 2009, vol. 17, no. 8, p. 1223-1241

This paper addresses the issue of updating a research agenda about territorial innovation models (TIMs) such as innovative milieus, industrial districts, regional innovation systems, etc. The theoretical shift from innovation studies to the knowledge economy is taken into account by the suggested concept of territorial knowledge dynamics (TKDs). Observable major changes within society are also...

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Dynamiques territoriales de connaissance et milieux ancreurs en Europe

Crevoisier, Olivier

(Working Papers MAPS ; 8)

Cet article propose une manière alternative de considérer les relations entre connaissance et développement territorial. Aujourd’hui, la connaissance peut être considérée comme essentiellement mobile. Les régions qui prospèrent devraient être celles qui ancrent cette connaissance et parviennent ensuite à la prolonger. Cette connaissance est ensuite supposée générer de la valeur...

Université de Neuchâtel

Territorial knowledge dynamics and anchoring milieus in Europe

Crevoisier, Olivier

(Working Papers MAPS ; 8)

Cet article propose une manière alternative de considérer les relations entre connaissance et développement territorial. Aujourd’hui, la connaissance peut être considérée comme essentiellement mobile. Les régions qui prospèrent devraient être celles qui ancrent cette connaissance et parviennent ensuite à la prolonger. Cette connaissance est ensuite supposée générer de la valeur...

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Cultural Ressources and Regional Development: The Case of the Cultural Legacy of Watchmaking

Kebir, Leila ; Crevoisier, Olivier

In: European Planning Studies, 2008, vol. 16, no. 9, p. 1189-1205

Cultural resources are today the object of considerable attention in regional economics. Ground for new forms of innovation these resources have given rise to numerous works aiming at understanding the emergence and organisation of culture based economic activities and at identifying the role of these activities in regional development and urban planning. The objective of this article is to...

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Resources development and actors coordination: what role for innovative milieus?

Kebir, Leila ; Crevoisier, Olivier

In: International Journal of Entrepreneurship and Innovation Management (IJEIM), 2007, vol. 7, no. 2-5, p. 204-222

The innovative milieu approach consists of exploring how and to which extent local environments contribute to the coherence and the competitiveness of production systems. In line with this work, the present paper explores the articulation of high value added services creation, regional development, and natural and cultural resources evolution. Based on conceptual and empirical research, the...