Creativity and economic development in the Paris region: a propitious synergy
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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World Cities Culture Report 2012
The World Cities Culture Report 2012 is a major global initiative on culture and the future of cities, set up by the Mayor of London. The level of detail of the cultural data collected across the cities is unprecedented, and represents the primary achievement of this ...
The diversity of creative jobs: the value of the Paris region
Note rapide Economy, no. 589
Representing 45% of jobs throughout the country, the creative industries constitute a strategic and emblematic sector for the Île-de-France and make a massive contribution to its international attraction. Its activities are organized around an atypical labour market and are ...
Mapping the cultural industries: the example of the Paris Region
Note rapide Economy, #19
For major metropolitan areas, culture is a strategic driving-force behind their development. In this regard, the Paris Region is particularly well endowed: it accounts for 45% of total national cultural employment and benefits from a very rich cultural ecosystem, which ...