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Globalization and World Cities Research Network

Index Globalization and World Cities Research Network

The Globalization and World Cities Research Network, commonly abbreviated to GaWC, is a think tank that studies the relationships between world cities in the context of globalization. [1]

13 relations: Ashgate Publishing, Economics, Economy, England, Geography, Global city, Globalization, Leicestershire, Loughborough University, Peter J. Taylor, Richard G. Smith (geographer), Think tank, United Kingdom.

Ashgate Publishing

Ashgate Publishing was an academic book and journal publisher based in Farnham (Surrey, United Kingdom).

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Economics

Economics is the social science that studies the production, distribution, and consumption of goods and services.

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Economy

An economy (from Greek οίκος – "household" and νέμoμαι – "manage") is an area of the production, distribution, or trade, and consumption of goods and services by different agents.

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England

England is a country that is part of the United Kingdom.

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Geography

Geography (from Greek γεωγραφία, geographia, literally "earth description") is a field of science devoted to the study of the lands, the features, the inhabitants, and the phenomena of Earth.

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Global city

A global city, also called world city or sometimes alpha city or world center, is a city which is a primary node in the global economic network.

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Globalization

Globalization or globalisation is the process of interaction and integration between people, companies, and governments worldwide.

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Leicestershire

Leicestershire (abbreviation Leics.) is a landlocked county in the English Midlands.

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Loughborough University

Loughborough University (abbreviated as Lough for post-nominals) is a public research university in the market town of Loughborough, Leicestershire, in the East Midlands of England.

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Peter J. Taylor

Peter James Taylor, FBA, FAcSS (born 21 November 1944) is an English geographer.

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Richard G. Smith (geographer)

Richard G. Smith is a British geographer.

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Think tank

A think tank, think factory or policy institute is a research institute/center and organisation that performs research and advocacy concerning topics such as social policy, political strategy, economics, military, technology, and culture.

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United Kingdom

The United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, commonly known as the United Kingdom (UK) or Britain,Usage is mixed with some organisations, including the and preferring to use Britain as shorthand for Great Britain is a sovereign country in western Europe.

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Redirects here:

GaWC, Globalization and World Cities, Globalization and World Cities Study Group & Network, Globalization and World Cities Study Group and Network.

References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Globalization_and_World_Cities_Research_Network

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