What Can ‘Disruptive Urban Technologies’ Tell Us about Power, Visibility and the Right to the City?
If urban scholars are to go beyond an approach that addresses the creation of the technological city as a slash-and-burn approach, aiming to radically reorder the social in the mode … Continue reading
Public-Private Partnerships for the Knowledge Economy: The Case of Innovation Centers
In the late 2000s, new spaces — such as co-working, maker spaces, and co-living spaces — have been emerging in the knowledge-based post-industrial cities. The paper investigates the emergence of … Continue reading
Public-Private Partnerships and the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development: Fit for purpose?
PPPs received significant attention at the 3rd International Conference on Financing for Development in Addis Ababa and feature dominantly in the G20 platform as well as in the policy recommendations … Continue reading
Why Public-Private Partnerships don’t work
This report assesses the PPP experience in both industrialised and developing countries. The many case studies analysed, from United Kingdom to Chile, shows that PPPs have failed to live up … Continue reading