The diversity of creative jobs: the value of the Paris region
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 centred in the heart of the Parisian metropolis.
The creative industries lie at the frontier of the economy and of culture, the creative industries are considered to be one of the engine of the knowledge economy. The concept is widespread in the support policies for major international cities and these industries are currently identified as a priority sector by the Île-de-France (Paris Region).
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Note rapide Economy, no. 533
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