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Urban Entrepreneurism

2024-03-27 | Science Direct

Urban entrepreneurialism was proposed by David Harvey in his study on the governance of late capitalism. It refers to the daily governance of cities adopting corporate logic, allowing urban space to revolve around attracting economic activities, focusing on innovation, entrepreneurship and high value-added industries. The focus is primarily on economic growth. The three major planning strategies for the practice of urban entrepreneurialism are: first, placing cities in an advantageous position in the global division of labor, including producing with low-cost demographic dividends and mobilizing talents and technology into certain subdivisions; second, through consumption Leading means to enhance urban places; third, establish a command and control center in the urban space network to effectively manage urban resources and operations.


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