The Scottish Government’s response to the report of the Scottish Expert Advisory Panel on the Collaborative Economy

    The Scottish Expert Advisory Panel conceived in April 2017, has surely contributed to accumulate food for thought around new issues concerning the Collaborative Economy. The Scottish Government issued its response to the Panel’s report in July 2018. The purposive character of the said Panel was to provide advice and technical expertise to the […]

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“Laboratorio Aperto”: an open call in Reggio Emilia

The Municipality of Reggio Emilia promotes a call for proposals for the “Open Laboratory“, dedicated to socio-economic development and innovation of the territories. The laboratory is addressed to economic operators: through a public call presented on January 31 and accessible until March 2, 2018; it is aimed at identifying an entity managing – by October […]

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Urban World: mapping the economic power of cities

Over the following years, six hundred cities – the City 600 – will generate more than 60 percent of global GDP growth, as reported in this article. The urban world is undergoing a broad transformation and its center of gravity is moving south and, maybe even more, east. Half of global GDP in 2007 came from 380 […]

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“New Democracy: Co-Creating the City” – ECF’s event in Amsterdam

Today, almost three quarters of Europeans live in urban areas. Cities are at the core of institutional relations and economic growth. Yet, they are facing unprecedented social and environmental challenges that curb their rational  development. It is time to think about the need to overcome these obstacles and plan a way to create fertile conditions […]

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