Creativity and economic development in the Paris region: a propitious synergy

Note rapide Economy, no. 533

05 February 2011ContactCarine Camors, Odile Soulard

The creative industries, a strategic and emblematic regional sector, are a driving force behind economic development and the attractiveness of the nation. Highly concentrated in urban centres, creative jobs have developed enormously over the last decade, meeting the challenges of the digital era.
There is something of an obsession on the international scene right now with the concept of the creative industries. Situated where economics meets culture, they are seen as a clear source of competitive advantage and a driving force behind the knowledge economy...

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