Multimedia super corridor, Malaysia: Knowledge-based urban development lessons from an emerging economy

Yigitcanlar, Tan & Sarimin, Muna (2015) Multimedia super corridor, Malaysia: Knowledge-based urban development lessons from an emerging economy. VINE, 45(1), pp. 126-147.

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Knowledge-based urban development (KBUD) has been an effective strategy and an opportunity for emerging economies for catching up with the developed economies. The paper aims to investigate and provide insights on KBUD in the context of emerging economies.


The paper scrutinizes the Multimedia Super Corridor of Malaysia (MSC) by focusing on the planning, development and orchestration of the knowledge corridor.


The paper reveals a number of lessons and insights drawn from the development of MSC as the largest manifestation of KBUD initiative in Malaysia.


The paper provides lessons and recommendations on the planning, development and management of KBUD for emerging economies that are seeking a prosperous development.

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ID Code: 79813
Item Type: Journal Article
Refereed: Yes
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Keywords: Knowledge-based urban development, Knowledge economy, Knowledge, Emerging economy, Multimedia Super Corridor, Malaysia
DOI: 10.1108/VINE-06-2014-0041
ISSN: 1474-1032
Subjects: Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > BUILT ENVIRONMENT AND DESIGN (120000) > URBAN AND REGIONAL PLANNING (120500) > Regional Analysis and Development (120505)
Divisions: Current > Schools > School of Civil Engineering & Built Environment
Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > Science & Engineering Faculty
Copyright Owner: Copyright 2015 Emerald Group Publishing Limited
Copyright Statement: This article is (c) Emerald Group Publishing and permission has been granted for this version to appear here. Emerald does not grant permission for this article to be further copied/distributed or hosted elsewhere without the express permission from Emerald Group Publishing Limited
Deposited On: 08 Jan 2015 03:27
Last Modified: 02 Sep 2015 20:58

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