Dynamics in the world city network 2000-2008: a longitudinal network analysis of contemporary globalization processes

01 January 2009 → 30 September 2014
Regional and community funding: Special Research Fund
Research disciplines
  • Social sciences
    • Economic geography
    • Human geography
    • Recreation, leisure and tourism geography
    • Urban and regional geography
    • Other social and economic geography
  • Engineering and technology
    • Geomatic engineering
network analysis world cities globalization
Project description

This project aims to reveal the main determinants of connectivity change in the world city network. This longitudinal analysis is based on a unique dataset that was put together in the context of the scientific cooperation between the 'Globalization and World City'-research group and the 'Chinese Academy of Sciences' for three different points in time: 2000, 2004 and 2008.