M. Cristina Martinez-Fernandez

Conference paper

Shrinking Cities in Australia

Shrinkage is not a topic of much discussion in most OECD countries where the planning paradigm of growth has dominated the scene for many years. However, the debate has recently intensified in Germany, specially regarding its Eastern cities, posing new questions about the efficiency and...
Conference paper

The role of knowledge in large Australian city – regions: a traditional industry in Greater Western Sydney and the Hunter Region

This paper explores the effects of territorial systems on the knowledge and innovation processes of industries traditionally regarded as low-knowledge intensive, in this case the steel industry.