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The creative edge policy toolkit: from growth to dustainability: supporting the development of the creative economy in Europe’s northern periphery
(Creative Edge, 2013)
The concept of the creative economy first emerged in the mid-1980s in response to a crisis brought about by the decline in manufacturing in many of the world’s most developed economies. The idea suggests a productive ...
Cost competitive places: shifting fortunes and the closure of Dell's manufacturing facility in Ireland
In the early days of 2009 the city of Limerick in the mid-west region of Ireland was dealt a massive blow by the PC manufacturer Dell. After months, if not years, of speculation, the company had finally decided to move all ...
Economic Impact Assessment: The Creative Sector in the Western Region
(Centre for Innovation and Structural Change on behalf of the Western Development Commission, 2011-06)
The 'Creative West' report by the Western Development Commission in 2009 was the first attempt to map out the Creative Sector in an Irish context. This economic impact assessment follows on from that report by assessing ...
Cost competitive places: the winners and losers in the global flows of foreign direct investment
In the early days of 2009 the city of Limerick in the mid-west region of Ireland was dealt a massive blow by the PC manufacturer Dell. After months, if not years of speculation, the company had finally decided to move all ...
Culture and Creativity: The case study from the West of Ireland
Recent years have shown a growing appreciation for the place of culture in sustaining economic and social prosperity. This paper explores this recognition through a case study of Galway City on the west coast of Ireland. ...