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Creative Ageing Policy in Regional Development


  • Klimczuk, Andrzej


The shaping of creative economy is particularly important for development of cities and regions. This process can be analyzed in conjunction with changes in work and leisure time and their place in the human life cycle. This article aims to approximate the main features of: contemporary position of elderly people, creative ageing policy, benefits from seniors creativity and controversies linked to this concept. This essay also indicates the patterns of recommendations and activities in development of services for older people which may be the subject of further in-depth research. These examples exist in: (1) documents and strategic programs, (2) the activities of network organizations and (3) the activities of urban cultural and artistic institutions.

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  • Klimczuk, Andrzej, 2012. "Creative Ageing Policy in Regional Development," EconStor Open Access Articles, ZBW - German National Library of Economics, pages 100-104.
  • Handle: RePEc:zbw:espost:83891

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    1. Klimczuk, Andrzej, 2011. "Strategic Responses on Population Ageing in Regional Policy," EconStor Open Access Articles, ZBW - German National Library of Economics, pages 261-265.
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    1. Klimczuk, Andrzej, 2013. "Universities of the Third Age in Poland: Emerging Model for 21st Century," EconStor Open Access Articles, ZBW - German National Library of Economics, pages 8-14.

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    creative capital; creative economy;

    JEL classification:

    • J14 - Labor and Demographic Economics - - Demographic Economics - - - Economics of the Elderly; Economics of the Handicapped; Non-Labor Market Discrimination
    • Z13 - Other Special Topics - - Cultural Economics - - - Economic Sociology; Economic Anthropology; Language; Social and Economic Stratification


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