In 2019 IESE presented it's sixth IESE Cities in Motion Index (CIMI), which aims to contribute to the better understanding of the reality of cities by providing an objective, wide-ranging and holistic index that covers different key dimensions of metropolises. The nine main dimensions are human capital, social cohesion, the economy, public management, governance, the environment, mobility and transportation, urban planning, international outreach, and technology.
The 2019 edition has significantly increased the number of variables in relation to the cities, including a total of 96 indicators – 13 more than in the previous edition. Among the new variables, there are, for example, the hourly wage, purchasing power, mortgage as a percentage of income, and whether a city is a favorable environment for the development of women.
Moscow took the seventh place in the Human Capital category. London, New York, Amsterdam, Paris, Reykjavik, Tokyo, Singapore, Copenhagen, Berlin and Vienna are among the top ten countries in terms of development and attracting talent. In the general rankings the Russian capital is on the 86th position.