Knowledge-based urban development: The local economic development path of Brisbane, Australia

Yigitcanlar, Tan & Velibeyoglu, Koray (2008) Knowledge-based urban development: The local economic development path of Brisbane, Australia. Local Economy, 23(3), pp. 195-207.

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Abstract

Knowledge-based development strategies play an important role in supporting local economic development of cities in the knowledge era. This paper investigates local knowledge-based urban development policies of Brisbane, Australia in its long journey to become a competitive knowledge city. The paper examines Brisbane's recent progress towards establishing knowledge community precincts that are critical creative urban environments to attract and retain global investment and talent. This paper also discusses major challenges Brisbane is experiencing during the implementation of its state- and city-wide knowledge-based urban development strategies.

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ID Code: 14828
Item Type: Journal Article
Refereed: Yes
Keywords: Economic and Political Geography, Local Government, Planning, Human Geography, Planning, Housing and Land Economy, Regional Geography, Human Geography, Sociology and Social Policy, Urban Economics, Urban Policy
DOI: 10.1080/02690940802197358
ISSN: 0269-0942
Divisions: Past > QUT Faculties & Divisions > Faculty of Built Environment and Engineering
Past > Schools > School of Urban Development
Copyright Owner: Copyright 2008 Taylor & Francis
Copyright Statement: This is an electronic version of an article published in [Local Economy 23(3):pp. 195-207]. [Local Economy] is available online at informaworldTM with http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/02690940802197358
Deposited On: 10 Sep 2008 00:00
Last Modified: 29 Feb 2012 13:41

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