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IESE Cities in Motion Index 2015

Barcelona and Madrid are Spain’s smartest cities, according to the IESE Cities in Motion (ICIM) index 2015. The survey is developed by the Center for Globalization and Strategy (CGS) under the direction of professors Pascual Berrone and Joan Enric Ricart. According to the ranking, the global top ten is headed by London, followed by New …
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The Safest Cities In The World

Tokyo named the world’s safest city, according to The Economist’s 2015 Safe Cities Index, followed by Singapore and Osaka in second and third position respectively. Barcelona in 15th position and Madrid 21st, the only two Spanish cities to make the top 50 list.  Here are the factors it ranks 50 cities on: Digital security — …
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World’s Most Visited Cities

London has topped the list as the destination of choice for international travelers for the third time in four years, according to the annual MasterCard Global Destinations Cities Index of the 132 most traveled cities from around the world. Bangkok itself slipped to second, after political unrest in the country discouraged international visitors, followed by Paris …
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Cities of Opportunity 2012

New York has topped the 2012 edition of the Cities of Opportunity ranking published by PricewaterhouseCoopers, with London and Toronto rounding out the top three. Madrid placed among the 15 cities with the best prospects for the future. Cities of Opportunity 2012 analyzes the trajectory of 27 cities, all capitals of finance, commerce, and culture – and through …
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Urban World: Mapping the Economic Power of Cities

The McKinsey Global Institute (MGI) has published “Urban world: Mapping the Economic Power of Cities” a report which predicts the course of economic growth and demographic changes in 2,000 cities from 2007 to 2025. More than 20 of the world’s top 50 cities ranked by GDP will be located in Asia by the year 2025, …
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Global City GDP Rankings

(CC) MorBCN/Flickr The latest ranking of the largest city economies in the world is headed by Tokyo, New York and Los Angeles, which according to the study’s forecasts, will maintain their dominant position up to 2025. London, meanwhile, moved up one place from 5th to 4th. Barcelona broke into this year’s rankings, making Spain the …
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Top 50 Emerging Global Outsourcing Cities

Cebu City (Philippines) heads the latest edition of the ‘Top 50 Emerging Outsourcing Cities’ report conducted by Global Services-Tholons. Shanghai and Beijing were in second and third place, respectively. The report aims to cast light on the growing ranks of globally recognized cities that have emerged as outsourcing hotspots. It also seeks to identify each …
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