Towards a common standard: comparing European and American cities
AbstractThis 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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Bibliographic InfoPaper provided by University Library of Munich, Germany in its series MPRA Paper with number 18104.
Date of creation: 01 Jul 2005
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Keywords: City; global city; Functional Urban Region; Larger Urban Zone; Territorial Indicators; Metropolitan Region; pluralism;
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- H70 - Public Economics - - State and Local Government; Intergovernmental Relations - - - General
- R0 - Urban, Rural, Regional, Real Estate, and Transportation Economics - - General
- J0 - Labor and Demographic Economics - - General
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- Freeman, Alan, 2004. "Measuring and Comparing World Cities," MPRA Paper 18103, University Library of Munich, Germany.
- Freeman, Alan, 2007. "The GLA’s interim metro area dataset," MPRA Paper 18130, University Library of Munich, Germany.
- Rafael Boix Domenech & Paolo Veneri & Vincent Almenar & Francesc HernÃ¡ndez, 2011. "Polycentric metropolitan areas in Europe towards a unified proposal of delimitation," ERSA conference papers ersa11p515, European Regional Science Association.
- Freeman, Alan, 2008. "Benchmarking and understanding London’s Cultural and Creative Industries," MPRA Paper 14776, University Library of Munich, Germany.
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