Global Economy

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According to at Least One Index, New York Has Overtaken London As the World's Leading Financial Center

A first in the seven-year history of the Global Financial Centres list.

The New York Metro's Economy Is Almost as Large as Australia's

How U.S. cities stack up economically worldwide.

Reuters

The Amazing Endurance of Slums

Despite major advances, the world's slum population will likely double to 2 billion by 2050.

Reuters/Swoan Parker

Why So Many Emerging Megacities Remain So Poor

How globalization has changed the nature of urban development.

Zara Matheson

Why Big Cities Matter in the Developing World

They can act as economic engines for entire countries.

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The Next Workplace Revolution

More people are working from temporary work spaces, changing how we use offices.