Understanding the relationship between place-based economic development strategies for innovation and inequality: the Innovation District in Medellin, Colombia

Sep 30, 2017

This report presents the research of IDIN Summer Research Fellow Juan Constain, who researched an Innovation District in the Colombian city of Medellín as part of a larger project leading to his Masters thesis. This report documents and maps the players in the district and examines the strategies used to develop the district, paying particular attention to the role of the district in furthering or eroding economic and social inclusion of residents in the surrounding neighborhoods. 




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