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By Peter J Taylor,Pengfei Ni,Ben Derudder,Michael Hoyler,Jin Huang,Frank Witlox

Global city Analysis offers a special perception into the modern global economic climate via a spotlight on towns. it truly is dependent upon a large-scale customised info assortment on how major companies use towns internationally: as headquarter destinations, for finance, for pro and artistic companies, for media. those information - related to as much as 2000 companies and over 500 towns - supply facts for either how the major towns, often referred to as international towns, are coming to dominate the realm financial system, and the way thousands of alternative towns are faring during this courageous new city international. hence can the likes of London, big apple and Hong Kong be tracked in addition to Manchester, Cleveland and Guangzhou, or even Plymouth, Chattanooga and Xi'an. towns are assessed and ranked when it comes to their significance for varied services equivalent to for monetary providers, felony providers and ads, plus novel findings are said for the geographical orientations in their connections. this can be actually a accomplished survey of towns in globalization masking international, world-regional, and nationwide scales of research: - four key chapters define the worldwide constitution of the realm financial system that includes the top towns; - nine local chapters overlaying the total global additionally characteristic the extent of prone supplied via 'medium' towns; - 22 chapters on chosen international locations and sub-regions point out global-ness and local-ness and have a fair wider diversity of towns. Written in a simple to appreciate type, this e-book is a needs to learn for anyone drawn to their very own urban on the planet and the way it pertains to different cities.

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