Connecting Global Cities: Economic Power of Global Cities

Mar 22, 2018 10:30:00 AM / by 'Connecting Global Cities' by Colin Speakman

Connecting Global Cities” is a monthly column written by Colin Speakman, Resident Director for CAPA Shanghai.

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New York may have been unhappy at being knocked off the top spot on A.T. Kearney’s Global Cities Index by London, but they will be happier to note that a survey of global cities by “economic power,” compiled by Oxford Economics, puts them at number one.


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Economic power here is measured by GDP of different cities when converted to U.S. dollars and Oxford Economics have produced an interesting list. However, there are some important caveats. Firstly, the survey is future focused to project the ranking by 2030, not the current state of play—and things can change.

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Posted in: Shanghai, China, Global Cities, Globalization

Globalization: Perspectives from Students Studying Abroad in London

Dec 11, 2017 11:30:00 AM / by Irene Kanthan

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Maureen is an official CAPA vlogger for fall 2017, sharing her story in weekly posts on CAPA World. A BFA major at University of Minnesota - Twin Cities, she is studying abroad in London this semester.

In this week's post, Maureen interviews her fellow study abroad students to get their perspectives on CAPA's Globalization conference in London.

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Thanks Maureen!

Maureen's journey continues every Monday so stay tuned.

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Posted in: London, England, Globalization, Interviews

Globalization: Issues I've Learned from Studying Abroad

Dec 8, 2017 11:30:00 AM / by Irene Kanthan

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Tylor is an official CAPA vlogger for fall 2017, sharing her story in weekly posts on CAPA World. A Business Communication major at Arizona State University, she is studying abroad in Dublin this semester.

In this week's post, Tylor reflects on CAPA's Globalization conference in London, global issues, and the international insights she's gleaned from studying abroad.

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Thanks Tylor!

Tylor's journey continues every Friday so stay tuned.

Learn More about the CAPA Dublin Program

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Posted in: Dublin, Ireland, Globalization

Globalization: Influencing Cultures and Daily Life

Dec 5, 2017 4:30:00 PM / by Irene Kanthan

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Kristopher (also known as Kip) is an official CAPA vlogger for fall 2017, sharing his story in weekly posts on CAPA World. A Finance major at University of Colorado - Boulder, he is studying abroad in Florence this semester.

In this week's post, Kristopher interviews CAPA Florence student presenters about our Globalization conference and how it pertains to Florence.

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Thanks Kip!

Kristopher's journey continues every Tuesday so stay tuned.

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Posted in: Florence, Italy, Globalization, Interviews

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