Report: Promoting New Urban Economies



How can European cities develop their economy? What new and innovative approaches do we see? And what are the pitfalls? These and other questions are addressed in this new publication, a special edition about “New urban economies”.

It contains articles about different aspects of ‘new urban economies’, such as the sharing economy, the green economy, the digital economy and the health/care economy. It contains best practices from all over Europe, and interviews with frontrunning experts and urban policy makers. Also it provides generic recommendations on how cities can promote ‘new urban economies’, and what knowledge/competencies are needed to run the urban economy adequately.

This special edition is based on insights and experiences of urban professionals. We wrote it as part of the EU-gefinanced URBACT programme.

Download it here.