Resilient personality of cities could help in a recession

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"We may need to re-think the concept of regional economic resilience by considering the personality differences of cities instead of just focusing on infrastructure," professor Obschonka said. In recent years, psychologists established that regions and cities differ in their prevalent personality make-up. The resilient personality of a city's residents could help determine whether cities bounce back.



  • Michael Stuetzer, David B. Audretsch, Martin Obschonka, Samuel D Gosling


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