Knowledge-Based Urban Development: Planning and Applications in the Information Era

Author(s): 
Tan Yigitcanlar
Publication Date: 
January, 2008

In the globalizing world, knowledge and information (and the social and techno- logical settings for their production and communication) are now seen as keys to economic prosperity. The economy of a knowledge city creates value-added prod- ucts using research, technology, and brainpower. The social benefit of knowledge- based urban development (KBUD); however, extends beyond aggregate economic growth.

Editorial Team: 
Tan Yigitcanlar, Queensland University of Technology, Australia, Koray Ve- libeyoglu, Izmir Institute of Technology, Turkey, and Scott Baum, Griffth University, Australia
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