The Global Cities Index and Outlook reveal the world’s top-performing cities and those with the most potential
Highlights from the 2019 Global Cities report:
The Global Cities Index and Outlook provide insights into the current performance and future potential of cities. Complete rankings and more details about the methodology are provided in the appendix. The Index reveals which cities are the most competitive now in key areas from business activity and culture to human capital, political engagement, and information exchange. New York, London, and Paris continue to hold the top three places. This trio has dominated the Index for the past decade, but even as their standings remain the same, changes in the broader Index scores suggest a fundamental shift is under way.
Moscow continues to increase its global footprint and has the world's most university-sponsored incubators and leads in the ease of doing business.