CREATIVE AND INNOVATIVE CITIES – A NEW PERSPECTIVE FOR SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT
Cristina Andreea Florea
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Cristina Andreea Florea: The Bucharest University of Economic Studies, Bucharest, Romania
Network Intelligence Studies, 2015, issue 5, 49-54
Cities are one of the most important key in regional development. Creative and innovative cities are considered a competitive pole, by stimulating economic activities and inclusive growth. Those cities which understood the implications for sustainable development are prosperous and competitive at a global level, for example Silicon Valley which is well known as the city were Apple Industry started. The purpose of this paper is to analyze the best practice of creative and innovative cities at global level and extract the most important aspects, which could be applied on Romanian cities. In Romania, there are few cities which may be included in this category, as smart cities. In order to improve the existing literature, this paper aims to explain the benefits of stimulating the cities development and elaborate a list of recommendations for Romanian authorities.
Keywords: Regional development; Creative cities; Urban sustainability; Innovation; Prosperity (search for similar items in EconPapers)
JEL-codes: E02 E22 F43 F63 I31 J24 O10 O40 O44 R11 (search for similar items in EconPapers)
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