URBACT, the European Programme focused on cities, presents in this report the results of the IN Focus transnational exercise. This act constitutes a pioneering initiative, trying to explore the urban agenda on economic development in terms of smart specialisation.
This report produced by Mckinsey Global Institute (MGI) aims at providing a detailed analysis regarding the evolution of global data flows and the ways in which they affect people and economic growth. Within the report an extended econometric analysis is used, based on a sophisticated methodology, providing evidence for the economic value of that kind of global flows.
The Global Information Technology Report is prepared and published by the World Economic Forum. In the 2015 edition of this report, special focus is being given on the ways in which ICTs can work as promoters of Inclusive Growth. As it is highlighted in this report, a number of challenges arise by the ICT evolution, apart from all possible benefits that will probably emerge.
Disrupting Development with Digital Technologies is the Brookings Blum Roundtable 2015 post-conference report which focuses on the ways in which new digital technologies might change global development process.
From Principle to Practice: Implementing the Principles for Digital Development is a report written by Adele Waugaman, under the framework of the Principles for Digital Development Working Group.
EngagingCities’s Managing Editor Della Rucker has released a new book about the big changes in how communities work, and how professionals and volunteers of all types can help their places succeed in the face of these new conditions.
The rapid urbanisation currently underway in Asia means that there is an equally rapid growth rate not just for the construction market in general, but for smart buildings in particular.