IP Bilbao, Basque Country (SPAIN) 1994
Period | April 21 – May 1, 1994
Host University | Department of Economics, Universidad del Pais Vasco, Bilbao (Spain)
Local coordinator | Prof. Arantxa Rodriguez
Study Area, General Theme and Topics
The study area of this IP was the metropolitan area of Bilbao. The theme/title of the IP was ‘Urban Change and Revitalization in Metropolitan Bilbao: Challenges for an Old Industrial Region’. Three topics were identified: a) Industrial restructuring and regional transformation: the changing role of Bilbao; b) Metropolitan innovation and re-industrialization policies; c) Urban revitalization: shaping the future of a new metropolis.