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Document title

Open to business? an exploration of the impact of the built environment and zoning plans on local businesses in pre-war and post-war residential neighbourhoods in Dutch cities

Authors(s) and Affiliation(s)

BECKERS P. (1) ; KLOOSTERMAN R.C. (2) ;
(1) Institute for Management Research, Dept. of Geography, Spatial Planning and Environment, Radboud Univ., Nijmegen, PAYS-BAS
(2) Centre for Urban Studies, Univ., Amsterdam, PAYS-BAS

Abstract

This article explores the impact of the built environment and zoning plans on local businesses in pre-war and post-war residential neighbourhoods in Amsterdam, Rotterdam, The Hague and Utrecht. Quantitative and qualitative methodologies are combined using available firm data from trade registers of the Dutch chambers of commerce, reviewing neighbourhood zoning regulations and conducting focus group and individual interviews with neighbourhood experts and entrepreneurs. It is found that the built and regulatory environment of migrant neighbourhoods does indeed appear to impact significantly on the chances of setting up a business and its subsequent fate

Source

Article of periodic

published at : Urban studies / ISSN 0042-0980

Editor : Longman Group, Harlow - ROYAUME-UNI (1964)

Millesime : 2014, vol. 51, no1 [pp. 153-169]

Bibliographic references : 2 p.

Collation : 1 fig., 1 tabl.

Language

Anglais

Digital Object Identifier

Go to electronic document thanks to its DOI : doi:10.1177/0042098013484533

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