Analyses, debates, meetings
Studies and publications
Developing the pop-up economy to make cities more friendly
Note rapide Economy, #13
Pop-up stores, food trucks, travelling vans, lightweight constructions, are more and more visible in the Paris Region landscape. They share certain features, namely diversified uses, contemporary design and use of digital technology as a visibility-enhancing and promotional ...
February 2018 Pascale Leroi, Antonin Michelet, Créaspace
The booming development of third places in Paris Region
Note rapide Economy, #11
Third places have exploded in number since 2010, reflecting the Paris Region’s entrepreneurial drive and the changes taking place in work practices. These spaces also embody a fresh approach to centres of innovation, whose business model focuses on “doing”. […] ...
December 2017 Carine Camors, Alexandre Blein, École des Ponts ParisTech-Laboratoire Techniques, Territoires et Sociétés (Latts)
Temporary urbanism: planning differently
Note rapide Territories, #10
Temporary urbanism projects have been developed since the early 2010s in a more institutional, supervised and visible manner, particularly at the heart of the Paris region where land is expensive. What is the significance of this renewed city-making, ranging from systematic ...
October 2017 Cécile Diguet, Pauline Zeiger, Alexandra Cocquière
Paris Region: the top French aerospace region
Note rapide Economy #7
The Paris region, the world birthplace of aeronautics, is still home to most national jobs in this industry. The region's specificity in this sector is the construction of complete sub-assemblies. For 10 years, this sector has been structuring and is now developing new ...
June 2017 Thierry Petit, Clémence Rouhaud
Dynamics of the Paris region economy
Note rapide Economy, #6
Thanks to dynamic networks, innovation, cultural creativity and human skills, the Paris region has a powerful, high-performing economy. However, in addition to managing the 2009 crisis, it has had to face the numerous challenges arising from deep transformations in its ...
May 2017 Pascale Leroi