Find out by downloading a recent working paper from the World Bank – Kilroy, A.F.L., Mukim, M., Negri, S. (2015) Competitive cities for jobs and growth : what, who, and how.
The objective of this report is to create a knowledge base on what makes cities competitive, to improve the understanding of job creation at the city level, and to establish a foundation for a community of practice on this topic.
The A.T. Kearney Global Cities Index (GCI) ranks 125 cities according to 27 criteria across five main themes: business activity, human capital, information exchange, cultural experience, and political engagement.
JLL’s Global300 cities has a ranking of cities worldwide attracting the most commercial real estate activity.
Cities of Opportunity: Price Waterhouse Cooper ranks 30 leading cities in terms of social and economic factors such as cost, transport infrastructure, safety, ease of doing business.