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2018 August

Planning for agglomeration economies in a polycentric region

Envisioning an efficient metropolitan core area in Flanders. To some degree, metropolitan regions owe their existence to the ability to valorize agglomeration economies. The general perception is that agglomeration economies increase with city siz...
2018 August

Developing brownfields via public-private-people partnerships

Lessons learned from Baltic Urban Lab. Regeneration of brownfield sites into attractive urban areas is often considered both an opportunity and a challenge by cities: providing chances for resource-effective use of hard-made surface, while being chal...
2018 August

Developing and Managing Innovation Ecosystems in the Circular Economy

– Outline of a Digital Monitoring Tool. Innovation ecosystems are vitally important for facilitating sustainable regional economic growth and stakeholder cooperation, particularly within the circular economy. This policy brief examines the ne...
2018-07-31

Stege, trappa eller kub – hur analysera dialoger i stadsplanering?

This policy brief has been produced within the project The Impact of Participation: mapping and developing the scope, forms and impacts of the communicative turn in urban planning (TIPTOP) (Medborgardeltagandets effekter: en kartläggning och utveckl...
2018 August

In Search of Domains in Smart Specialisation: Case Study of Three Nordic Regions

This article analyses and compares three smart specialisation strategies in the Nordic regions. The European Union has promoted regional smart specialisation strategies for some years, and several studies on this topic have focused on key concepts su...
2018 August

Participation according to the law? The research-based knowledge on citizen participation in Norwegian municipal planning

Citizen participation is enshrined in the Norwegian Planning and Building Act (PBA) 1985 and accentuated by the 2008 revision of the PBA. In this article, we ask if the research on participation in municipal planning is sufficient to draw conclusions...
2018 June

Evaluation Report 2018

Rural Development Program for Åland 2014-2020 The report has been developed in cooperation between Nordregio and Statistics and Research Åland (ÅSUB) on behalf of the Landscape Government in Åland. The objective of this annual evaluation is to i...
2018-06-05

Att skapa regioner och organisera för regional utveckling

This policy brief was created as a collaboration between Nordregio and Centrum för kommunstrategiska studier at Linköping University, and has therefore been written in Swedish. The assignment was given by Region Östergötland. Regionerna är vikti...