Cities and Urbanization

How the EU is working to 'reinvent' urban areas to increase productivity

Manufacturing in an urban context has been shown to provide comparatively secure and well-paid jobs. Image: Unsplash/ Matt Jones

Johannes Novy

Senior Lecturer in Urban Planning, School of Architecture and Cities, University of Westminster


Our Impact
The Big Picture
Explore and monitor how Cities and Urbanization is affecting economies, industries and global issues
Crowdsource Innovation
Get involved with our crowdsourced digital platform to deliver impact at scale

Stay up to date:

Cities and Urbanization

Production has been shown to offer stable jobs to a wide range of workers. Image: Unsplash, FAL/ Thisisengineering Raeng

Have you read?

Industrial warehouses, long used as studios and workshops, are increasingly being sold off to developers. Image: Unsplash/ Devin Berko

License and Republishing

World Economic Forum articles may be republished in accordance with the Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivatives 4.0 International Public License, and in accordance with our Terms of Use.

The views expressed in this article are those of the author alone and not the World Economic Forum.

Related topics:

Cities and UrbanizationWorkforce and EmploymentManufacturing


Global Agenda

The Agenda Weekly

A weekly update of the most important issues driving the global agenda


You can unsubscribe at any time using the link in our emails. For more details, review our privacy policy.

These 5 cities are showing the world how to thrive in uncertain times
About Us
Partners & Members
Language Editions

Privacy Policy & Terms of Service

© 2022 World Economic Forum