This report was jointly launched by the National Academy of Economic Strategy of the Chinese Academy of Social Sciences and UN-HABITAT. Using the indicator system and objective data, the competitiveness of 1,035 global cities was evaluated in detail. The report measures the development pattern of global urban competitiveness as a whole, and the gap between the relevant parties and the ideal state. It has refreshed people's past perceptions of urban rankings and confirmed that the science and technology innovation center cities and central cities of emerging economies have begun to break the inherent global cities and they have entered the ranks of the most urban competitiveness.
While paying attention to the comparison of competitiveness among cities, this report further promotes the perspective to the pattern and trend change of global economic and social development from the perspective of city. The followings are new findings: First, information technology has increasingly become the primary driving force for urban development; Second, it is the three meridians that divide the global urban population and economic differentiation; Third, the soft links between cities gradually dominate the global urban system; Fourth, the formation of new global cities is beginning.
Table of Contents
PART I GENERAL REPORT
CHAPTER1 ANNUAL RANKING OF GENERAL GLOBAL URBAN COMPETITIVENESS IN 2017
CHAPTER 2 GENERAL REPORT
PART II TOPIC REPORT
CHAPTER 3 RESEARCH BACKGROUND AND LITERATURE REVIEW
CHAPTER 4 THE RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN HOUSING PRICES AND URBAN COMPETITIVENESS: A THEORETICAL FRAMEWORK
CHAPTER 5 GLOBAL URBAN REAL ESTATE MARKET STATUS
CHAPTER 6 RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN THE HOUSING PRICE AND COMPETITIVENESS :EMPIRICAL ANALYSIS
CHAPTER 7 CITY STORY: HOUSE PRICES AND COMPETITIVENESS
CHAPTER 8 ECONOMIC FOUNDATIONS FOR SUSTAINABLE URBANIZATION: THE LINK WITH COMPETITIVENESS
PART III CLASSIFIED REPORT
CHAPTER 9 GLOBAL URBAN COMPREHENSIVE ECONOMIC COMPETITIVENESS REPORT 2017-2018
CHAPTER 10 GLOBAL URBAN SUSTAINABLE COMPETITIVENESS REPORT 2017-2018