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Published: 02 March 2020

320 Pages

6-1/8 x 9-1/4 inches

ISBN: 9780190083830

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The Innovation Complex

Cities, Tech, and the New Economy

Sharon Zukin

  • Explains how New York has become a supercity of the tech economy
  • Presents a critical first look at urban economic transformation in the digital age
  • Shows how the startup economy, tech ecosystem, and politics of innovation really work
  • Connects actions of government, business, and universities to expose the powerful underside of the new urban economy
  • Combines original interviews with venture capitalists, startup founders, and economic development managers to explore the world of hackathons, meetups, accelerators, and innovation districts