How Covid-19 is forcing us to transform the economic model for The Paris Region
On 17 March 2020, in response to the coronavirus epidemic, the French government decided to place the population in lockdown. The economy of Paris Region, which comprises the city of Paris and seven départements, is highly globalised and internationally open. The Covid-19 crisis and the lockdowns in France, Europe and around the world have thus impacted it significantly.
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What is the role of mass transit in the Paris region given the health crisis?
Note rapide Mobility, #39
The number of passengers using public transport, especially mass transit rail networks, has fallen over a period of several months due to the Covid-19 health crisis. As efforts are made to restart the economy, support from public authorities and continued investment are more ...
Conditions for a return to productive activity in metropolitan areas
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Re-industrialisation has been at the heart of EU and French economic strategy for the past decade or so. However productive activity, which also includes logistics and self-employed trades, is struggling to maintain its place in metropolitan areas and is being increasingly ...
Paris Region: profile of a global innovative tech hub
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With thousands of startups, renowned research centers, and top 100 universities in the Shanghai ranking, the Paris Region has become one of the top 10 innovative region in the world. The French capital region offers opportunities, often unheard-of, to innovators of all ...