Is Auckland a knowledge economy?

Is Auckland a Knowledge Economy (306 KB)

Published: 2010

Author: Arthur Grimes

Event: Auckland Public Policy Seminar Series

Auckland, with a population of 1.3 million, is New Zealand's largest urban area. International studies demonstrate that knowledge-intensive economic activities are strongly correlated with high living standards and that these activities tend to cluster within larger agglomerations.

This seminar examines how trends in Auckland's knowledge-intensive activities have developed relative to those in comparator cities within New Zealand and Australia.