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Towards a common standard: comparing European and American cities

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  • Freeman, Alan

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This paper assesses to what extent it is possible to construct standardised geographical definitions of cities that will allow American and European cities to be compared in a consistent manner. It reproduces, in citable form and, for scholarly purposes, the report of the same name produced by the author for the Greater London Authority.

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Paper provided by University Library of Munich, Germany in its series MPRA Paper with number 18104.

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Date of creation: 01 Jul 2005
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Handle: RePEc:pra:mprapa:18104

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Keywords: Keywords: City; global city; Functional Urban Region; Larger Urban Zone; Territorial Indicators; Metropolitan Region; pluralism;

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  1. Freeman, Alan, 2004. "Measuring and Comparing World Cities," MPRA Paper 18103, University Library of Munich, Germany.
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Cited by:
  1. Stefano Magrini & Paul Cheshire, 2008. "Urban growth drivers in a Europe of sticky people and implicit boundaries," LSE Research Online Documents on Economics, London School of Economics and Political Science, LSE Library 33182, London School of Economics and Political Science, LSE Library.
  2. Rafael Boix Domenech & Paolo Veneri & Vincent Almenar & Francesc Hernández, 2011. "Polycentric metropolitan areas in Europe towards a unified proposal of delimitation," ERSA conference papers ersa11p515, European Regional Science Association.
  3. Freeman, Alan, 2007. "The GLA’s interim metro area dataset," MPRA Paper 18130, University Library of Munich, Germany.
  4. Freeman, Alan, 2008. "Benchmarking and understanding London’s Cultural and Creative Industries," MPRA Paper 14776, University Library of Munich, Germany.

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