Tag Archives: Cities

The world cities report 2020 (UN Habitat)

The World Cities Report 2020 shows that the intrinsic value of sustainable urbanization can and should be harnessed for the wellbeing of all. The Report provides evidence and policy analysis of the value of urbanization from an economic, social and environmental perspective, including the unquantifiable value that gives cities their unique character; and also explores […]
Read More »

OECD regions and cities at glance 2020 (OECD)

OECD Regions and Cities at a Glance 2020 provides a comprehensive assessment of how regions and cities across the OECD are progressing towards stronger, more sustainable and more resilient economies and societies. The publication provides a unique comparative picture in a number of aspects connected to economic development, health, well-being and net zero-carbon transition across regions […]
Read More »

The 18 most expensive cities to live in the world in 2018 (Business Insider)

12 June 2018 ECA International has released its annual Cost of Living report, revealing the most expensive cities in the world to live in. Click here to access the full article

Africa is urbanizing twice as fast as Europe did: This could be a major opportunity (weforum)

By: Mario Pezzini; Laurent Bossard & Ibrahim A. Mayaki  September 30, 2016 Source: https://www.weforum.org

The world’s most ‘liveable’ cities (The Economist)

by The Economist, 18 August 2015 According to the 2015 “Liveabililty Index” these are the best cities to live in Melbourne (Australia) Vienna (Austria) Vancouver (Canada) Toronto (Canada) Calgary (Canada) Adelaide (Australia) Sydney (Australia) Perth (Australia) Auckland (Australia) Helsinki (Finland) Zurich (Switzerland) The index based its findings on 30 factors spread over five areas: stability, […]
Read More »

The best places to live (The Economist)

A data-driven ranking of the most liveable cities NOT New York nor Paris nor Tokyo. Urbanites in Britain’s former dominions should count themselves lucky. Source: http://www.economist.com

2050: What if cities ruled the world? (World Economic Forum)

Imagine it is 40 years in the future. Government has been decentralized to the city level. Connections between cities consolidate into mega-corridors, which span national and state borders. This is the time of the mayor, whose political star has risen. The growth in the number and size of cities means they can innovate and get… 

Source: forumblog.org