Institutional change and new development paths in post-socialist cities Zoltán Kovács (Budapest) Accomodating Creative Kno...
CONDITIONS OF URBAN DEVELOPMENT PRIOR TO 1990 <ul><li>ECONOMY  dominant industry, international isolation </li></ul>SOCIET...
 
 
CONDITIONS OF URBAN DEVELOPMENT AFTER 1990 <ul><li>ECONOMY  deindustrialisation, globalisation </li></ul>SOCIETY   polaris...
Participants  of ACRE
Typology of cities according to position in urban hierarchy  and population dynamics shrinking Very high Riga shrinking Lo...
The typology of transition <ul><li>Leipzig  – incorporated  by  the West German system </li></ul><ul><li>Budapest, Poznan ...
Typology of cities according to their historical pathways
Characteristics of different city regions in the ACRE project
The weight of creative and knowledge intensive industries on the labour market
Source: ACRE reports 2.1-2.13 18 11 7 Poznan 21 10 11 Dublin  22 16 6 Toulouse  22 10 12 Barcelona  24 17 7 Helsinki 25 16...
 
 
 
 
The opinion of workers in creative and knowledge intensive industries
Main r easons to live in the city Friends Place of birth Job opportunity Friends Job 4 Studies Studies Family Place of bir...
Main concerns about the city region Air pollution Drug Security Drug Agressive behav iour 3 Safety Agressive behav iour Dw...
Challenges for creative and knowledge intensive industries in ECE cities <ul><li>Lack of cooperation between local/regiona...
Thank you for your attention!
Upcoming SlideShare
Loading in …5
×

Presentation Amsterdam Zoltan Kovacs

642 views

Published on

0 Comments
0 Likes
Statistics
Notes
  • Be the first to comment

  • Be the first to like this

No Downloads
Views
Total views
642
On SlideShare
0
From Embeds
0
Number of Embeds
1
Actions
Shares
0
Downloads
0
Comments
0
Likes
0
Embeds 0
No embeds

No notes for slide

Presentation Amsterdam Zoltan Kovacs

  1. 1. Institutional change and new development paths in post-socialist cities Zoltán Kovács (Budapest) Accomodating Creative Knowledge: Urban and Regional Policy Perspective Amsterdam 27th May 2009
  2. 2. CONDITIONS OF URBAN DEVELOPMENT PRIOR TO 1990 <ul><li>ECONOMY dominant industry, international isolation </li></ul>SOCIETY homogenization, state control of housing and labour market LAND USE no land-rent, mix of urban functions (e.g. CBD is missing) PLANNING strong central control (top down) MORPHOLOGY compact city POLITICS no real self-governance
  3. 5. CONDITIONS OF URBAN DEVELOPMENT AFTER 1990 <ul><li>ECONOMY deindustrialisation, globalisation </li></ul>SOCIETY polarisation, new forms of segregation LAND USE specialisation, fragmented city PLANNING local control (buttom up) MORPHOLOGY urban sprawl POLITICS shift of power to the local level
  4. 6. Participants of ACRE
  5. 7. Typology of cities according to position in urban hierarchy and population dynamics shrinking Very high Riga shrinking Low Poznan growing High Sofia shrinking High Budapest stagnating Low Leipzig Population dynamics Level of primacy
  6. 8. The typology of transition <ul><li>Leipzig – incorporated by the West German system </li></ul><ul><li>Budapest, Poznan – early birds , slowing down </li></ul><ul><li>Riga – late comer , speeding up </li></ul><ul><li>Sofia – late comer , controversial </li></ul>
  7. 9. Typology of cities according to their historical pathways
  8. 10. Characteristics of different city regions in the ACRE project
  9. 11. The weight of creative and knowledge intensive industries on the labour market
  10. 12. Source: ACRE reports 2.1-2.13 18 11 7 Poznan 21 10 11 Dublin 22 16 6 Toulouse 22 10 12 Barcelona 24 17 7 Helsinki 25 16 9 Leipzig 25 19 6 Birmingham 26 18 8 Amsterdam 27 19 8 Sofia 29 23 6 Riga 29 21 8 Munich 29 16 13 Budapest 31 17 14 Milan Creative and knowledge intensive industries (%) Knowledge intensive industries (%) Creative industries (%) City regions  
  11. 17. The opinion of workers in creative and knowledge intensive industries
  12. 18. Main r easons to live in the city Friends Place of birth Job opportunity Friends Job 4 Studies Studies Family Place of birth Studies 3 Family Family Place of birth Family Family 2 Place of birth Job Studies Job Place of birth 1 Sofia Riga Poznan Leipzig Budapest
  13. 19. Main concerns about the city region Air pollution Drug Security Drug Agressive behav iour 3 Safety Agressive behav iour Dwelling prices Agressive behav iour Pollution 2 Traffic Traffic Traffic Job security Homelessness 1 Sofia Riga Poznan Leipzig Budapest  
  14. 20. Challenges for creative and knowledge intensive industries in ECE cities <ul><li>Lack of cooperation between local/regional authorities </li></ul><ul><li>Lack of clear strategies </li></ul><ul><li>Immature civil society </li></ul><ul><li>Ethnic, cultural intolerance </li></ul><ul><li>High level of bureaucracy (and corruption) </li></ul><ul><li>Outflow of talent </li></ul><ul><li>… </li></ul>
  15. 21. Thank you for your attention!

×