Global city

city which is an important node in the global economy

Global city (or world city) is a city that is widely considered to be an important part of the world economy. Most studies recognise London, New York City and Paris as the three most important global cities.[1]

New York is considered a global city.

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  1. Including:
    • "The World According to GaWC". GaWC. Retrieved November 21, 2012.
    • "2012 Global Cities Index and Emerging Cities Outlook". Archived from the original (PDF) on 20 October 2013. Retrieved 9 May 2012.
    • Richard Florida (May 8, 2012). "What Is the World's Most Economically Powerful City?". The Atlantic Monthly Group. Retrieved June 19, 2013.
    • "Global Power City Index 2012". Tokyo, Japan: Institute for Urban Strategies at The Mori Memorial Foundation. October 2012. {{cite journal}}: Cite journal requires |journal= (help)
    • "The Wealth Report 2013". Knight Frank LLP.
    • "The Global City Competitiveness Index" (PDF). 12 March 2012. Archived from the original (PDF) on 16 May 2012. Retrieved 9 May 2012.

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