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26 November 2014

GaWC Research Bulletin 439 posted: Global Civil Society from Hyperlink Perspective: Exploring the Online Networks of International NGOs
New project added: Hyperlink Network Geographies

19 November 2014 GaWC Books page updated.
22 September 2014

Call for Papers: Urban Elites, AAG 2015

11 September 2014

GaWC Research Bulletin 438 posted: How Logistics Link Italian Cities: A City Network Analysis Supported by LinkedIn Data

9 September 2014 TESG special issue The Interlocking Network Model for Studying Urban Networks published.
GaWC Team
page updated.
4 September 2014 GaWC Books page updated.
18 August 2014

Two new GaWC Research Bulletins posted:
Haifa Bay City: From an International Hub to an Anchor to the Global Economy
(GaWC Research Bulletin 436)
Global Environment Change and Global Urban Change: Research Opportunity, Research Practices and Research Obligations
(GaWC Research Bulletin 437)
New project added: The Global City: Past and Present
Call for Papers: Developments in World City Network Analyses, AAG 2015

12 August 2014

New project added: Doing Global Urban Research

30 June 2014

GaWC Research Bulletin 435 posted: Megacity Dynamics in Globalization: Revisiting Informality
GaWC Resource 5 posted: Bibliographic Survey of 'Interlocking Network Model'-Inspired Research

28 May 2014

GaWC Research Bulletin 434 posted: Megaregions: Foundations, Frailties, Futures

28 April 2014

New project added: ARL International Summer School 2014 - Global Urban Networks
'Chengdu: A Sample City for Global Research': Report now available online (GaWC Project 95)

25 April 2014

Revised version of GaWC Research Bulletin 418 added.

9 April 2014

GaWC Research Bulletin 433 posted: Functional and Sectoral Division of Labour within Central and Eastern European Countries: Evidence from Greenfield FDI

19 March 2014

GaWC Research Bulletin 432 posted: Exploring the Linkages between Financialization and Urban Inequalities

28 February 2014 GaWC Books page updated.
24 February 2014 World City Research page updated.
14 February 2014 Urban Studies special issue City-Region Governance, Ten Years On published OnlineFirst.
World City Research page updated.
14 January 2014 Call for Papers: Global City Makers: Actors and Practices in the World City Network, RGS-IBG Annual International Conference 2014
13 January 2014

The World According to GaWC: City classification for 2012 posted.

7 January 2014

Revised version of GaWC Research Bulletin 413 added.

6 January 2014

Revised versions of GaWC Research Bulletins 369 and 407 added.

2014


14 October 2013

GaWC Research Bulletin 431 posted: Network or Hierarchical Relations? A Plea for Redirecting Attention to the Control Functions of Global Cities

7 October 2013

GaWC Research Bulletin 430 posted: The Command and Control Centers of the United States (2006/2012): An Analysis of Industry Sectors Influencing the Position of Cities

18 September 2013

GaWC Research Bulletin 429 posted: Mapping Global Urban Interactions: Maritime Flows and Port Hierarchies since the Late Nineteenth Century

5 July 2013

Two new GaWC Research Bulletins posted:
Newcastle's Long Nineteenth Century: A World-Historical Interpretation of Making a Multi-Nodal City-Region
(GaWC Research Bulletin 427)
The Connectivity of South Asian Cities in Infrastructure Networks
(GaWC Research Bulletin 428)

31 May 2013

Revised version of GaWC Research Bulletin 380 added.

29 April 2013

Revised version of GaWC Research Bulletin 405 added.
About Us page updated.

19 March 2013

GaWC Research Bulletin 426 posted: World Cities in a System of Nation States

13 March 2013

GaWC Research Bulletin 425 posted: Warsaw Metropolitan Region: Alternative Development Perspective

21 February 2013

Two new GaWC Research Bulletins posted:
The Remarkable Legacy of Peter Hall’s (1966) The World Cities
(GaWC Research Bulletin 423)
Regional Spatial Structure and Retail Amenities in the Netherlands
(GaWC Research Bulletin 424)
Revised version of GaWC Research Bulletin 273 added.
New research projects added and funder index updated.

4 February 2013

Visualization posted: Mapping Connectedness of Global Cities: α, β and γ tiers

1 February 2013

GaWC Research Bulletin 422 posted: Wealth Segmentation and the Mobilities of the Super-Rich: A Conceptual Framework
Revised version of GaWC Research Bulletin 404 added.

14 January 2013

Two new GaWC Research Bulletins posted:
Polycentricity and the Multiplexity of Urban Networks
(GaWC Research Bulletin 420)
Information-rich Visualisation of Dense Geographical Networks
(GaWC Research Bulletin 421)
Revised versions of GaWC Research Bulletins 401 and 408 added.

2013


14 December 2012

Call for Papers: Global City Makers: Economic Actors in the World City Network | Ökonomische Akteure im Weltstadtnetzwerk, Deutscher Geographentag 2013

10 December 2012

GaWC Research Bulletin 419 posted: Connecting the "Workshop of the World": Intra- and Extra- Service Networks of the Pearl River Delta City-Region

5 December 2012

GaWC Books page updated.

20 November 2012

Revised version of GaWC Research Bulletin 404 added.

29 October 2012

Data Set 26 posted: Global Command and Control Centres, 2006/2009/2012

24 October 2012

Two new GaWC Research Bulletins posted:
Amsterdam's 20th-Century Reemergence as a Global Publishing Hub
(GaWC Research Bulletin 417)
A Research Odyssey: From the Interlocking Network Model for Cities towards a Bi-layered Model of the Global Space-Economy
(GaWC Research Bulletin 418)

22 October 2012

Two new GaWC Research Bulletins posted:
The Ontology of Global City-Region: A Critique of Statehood
(GaWC Research Bulletin 415)
European Cities in Globalization: A Comparative Analysis based on the Location Strategies of Advanced Producer Services
(GaWC Research Bulletin 416)

8 October 2012

GaWC Research Bulletin 414 posted: Towards Financial Geographies of the Unbanked: International Financial Markets, ‘Bancarizacion’ and Access to Financial Services in Latin America

3 October 2012

GaWC Research Bulletin 413 posted: Vital Positioning through the World City Network: Advanced Producer Service Firms as Strategic Networks, Global Cities as Strategic Places

1 October 2012

Two new GaWC Research Bulletins posted:
Multi-scalar 'Intercity Connectivities' from a Northern European Perspective
(GaWC Research Bulletin 411)
Performing on the Global Stage: Exploring the Relationship between Finance and Arts in Global Cities
(GaWC Research Bulletin 412)
Revised version of GaWC Research Bulletin 396 added.

26 September 2012

GaWC Research Bulletin 410 posted: Mapping Shifting Hierarchical and Regional Tendencies in an Urban Network through Alluvial Diagrams

25 September 2012

GaWC Research Bulletin 409 posted: The Challenge Facing World City Network Analysis

21 September 2012

GaWC Research Bulletin 408 posted: Measurement and Interpretation of the Connectivity of Chinese Cities in the World City Network, 2010

20 September 2012

GaWC Research Bulletin 407 posted: City-dyad Analyses of China's Integration into the World City Network
Revised version of GaWC Research Bulletin 369 added.
Call for Papers: Causes and Consequences of the Upscaling of Urban Systems, AAG 2013

13 September 2012

Three new GaWC Research Bulletins posted:
Creating the Right ‘Vibe’: Transient Emotional Journeys in the Recording Studio
(GaWC Research Bulletin 404)
“Running a Studio’s a Silly Business”: Precarious Work and Exploitation in the Contemporary Recording Studio Sector
(GaWC Research Bulletin 405)
“Forget It. No One’s Going to Work with You Again”: Reputation Building, Emotional Labour and Active Networking in the Recording Studio Sector of the Music Industry
(GaWC Research Bulletin 406)

31 August 2012

GaWC Research Bulletin 403 posted: Brute Force and Sorting Processes: Two Perspectives on World City Network Formation

10 August 2012

Call for Papers: Megaregions: Globalization's New Urban Form?, AAG 2013

12 July 2012

GaWC Research Bulletin 402 posted: European Cities as Command and Control Centres, 2006-11
Revised versions of GaWC Research Bulletins 391 and 392 added.

3 July 2012

Two new GaWC Research Bulletins posted:
Revealed Competition for Greenfield Investments between European Regions
(GaWC Research Bulletin 400)
An Alternative Approach to the Calculation and Analysis of Connectivity in the World City Network
(GaWC Research Bulletin 401)

28 June 2012

GaWC Research Bulletin 399 posted: The Spatial Distribution of Transnational Organizations in the Cities of Mainland China
Revised version of GaWC Research Bulletin 386 added.

31 May 2012

Revised version of GaWC Research Bulletin 358 added.

29 May 2012
GaWC Annual Lecture 2012 presentation posted: Globalization, Cities and the Rise of Global Work
28 May 2012

GaWC Research Bulletin 398 posted: Analyzing Urban Networks Through the Lens of Corporate Networks: A Critical Review

17 April 2012

GaWC Annual Lecture 2012 'Globalization, Cities and the Rise of Global Work' announced.

21 March 2012

GaWC Research Bulletin 397 posted: Mediating the City: The Role of Planned Media Cities in the Geographies of Creative Industry Activity

19 March 2012

Revised version of GaWC Research Bulletin 386 added.

20 February 2012

GaWC Research Bulletin 396 posted: Filling Some Black Holes: Modeling the Connection Between Urbanization, Infrastructure, and Global Service Intensity in 112 Metropolitan Regions across the World
Two new GaWC Resources posted:
The Position of the North Wing within International M&A Networks
(GaWC Resource 3)
The Position of the Dutch 'Noordvleugel' and 'Zuidvleugel' within Worldwide Economic Networks
(GaWC Resource 4)

6 February 2012

GaWC Research Bulletin 395 posted: The Spatial Mobility of Corporate Knowledge: Expatriation, Global Talent and the World City

1 February 2012

GaWC Research Bulletin 394 posted: Global Cities and the Production of Uneven Development

18 January 2012

GaWC Research Bulletin 393 posted: International Sport Federations in the World City Network
Revised version of GaWC Research Bulletin 371 added.

2012


21 December 2011

GaWC Research Bulletin 392 posted: New Regional Geographies of the World as Practised by Leading Advanced Producer Service Firms in 2010
Revised version of GaWC Research Bulletin 358 added.

6 December 2011

Two new GaWC Research Bulletins posted:
Beyond the Global City Concept
(GaWC Research Bulletin 390)
How Manufacturing Industries Connect Cities across the World: Extending Research on 'Multiple Globalizations'
(GaWC Research Bulletin 391)

14 November 2011

Revised version of GaWC Research Bulletin 370 added.

26 October 2011

GaWC Research Bulletin 389 posted: The Global Super-Rich, Private Wealth Management and the City of London

24 October 2011

Revised version of GaWC Research Bulletin 344 added.

10 October 2011

Two new GaWC Research Bulletins posted:
A Bibliometric Analysis of Twenty Years of Globalization Research: 1990-2009
(GaWC Research Bulletin 387)
City Networks in the United States: A Comparison of Four Models
(GaWC Research Bulletin 388)

13 September 2011

The World According to GaWC: City classification for 2010 posted.

5 September 2011

Two new GaWC Research Bulletins posted:
Strategic Urban Planning: Towards the Making of a Transnational Urban Policy?
(GaWC Research Bulletin 385)
Sociological Perspectives on the Economic Geography of Projects: The Case of Project-Based Working in the Creative Industries
(GaWC Research Bulletin 386)

22 August 2011

GaWC Research Bulletin 384 posted: Cities in Transformation - What Role for the State?

10 August 2011

Two new GaWC Research Bulletins posted:
GDP, Livability, Population, and Income Inequality of World Cities
(GaWC Research Bulletin 382)
Two-mode Networks and the Interlocking World City Network Model: A Reply to Neal
(GaWC Research Bulletin 383)

27 June 2011

Call for Papers: GaWC's Interlocking Network Model - Foundations, Applications, and Critiques, AAG 2012

20 June 2011

New GaWC Resource posted:
Shanghai Expo 2010 - A Visitor Survey of the Belgian EU Pavilion
(GaWC Resource 2)

2 June 2011

Two new GaWC Research Bulletins posted:
Cities in the Core-Periphery Economic Structure of the Modern World-System: Polarization or Convergence?
(GaWC Research Bulletin 380)
Cities as Control and Command Centres: Analysis and Interpretation
(GaWC Research Bulletin 381)

1 June 2011

Two new GaWC Research Bulletins posted:
External Relations of German Cities through Intra-firm Networks - A Global Perspective
(GaWC Research Bulletin 378)
Structural Determinism in the Interlocking World City Network
(GaWC Research Bulletin 379)

23 May 2011

GaWC Research Bulletin 377 posted: Milan as Italy's Leading City in the World City Network of the Early Twenty First Century

13 May 2011

GaWC Research Bulletin 376 posted: Transition Towns and World Cities: Towards Green Networks of Cities

3 May 2011

New research project added: Marie Curie International Outgoing Fellowship (IOF)
World City Research page updated.

31 March 2011

Two new GaWC Research Bulletins posted:
Knowledge Globalization in Urban Studies and Planning: A Network Analysis of International Co-authorships
(GaWC Research Bulletin 374)
Knowledges in Disciplines and Cities: An Essay on Relations between Archaeology and Social Science
(GaWC Research Bulletin 375)

28 February 2011

GaWC Research Bulletin 373 posted: Mega-cities in Theoretical Perspective

4 February 2011

Three new GaWC Research Bulletins posted:
Configuring the New ‘Regional World’: On Being Caught Between Territory and Networks
(GaWC Research Bulletin 370)
From Places to Flows? Planning for the New ‘Regional World’ in Germany
(GaWC Research Bulletin 371)
The Map of Multilateral Treaty-Making 1600-2000: A Contribution to the Historical Geography of Diplomacy
(GaWC Research Bulletin 372)

5 January 2011

Revised version of GaWC Research Bulletin 287 added.

2011


21 December 2010

GaWC Research Bulletin 369 posted: Extensive and Intensive Globalizations: Explicating the Low Connectivity Puzzle of US Cities Using a City-dyad Analysis

09 December 2010 Call for Papers: City Region Governance, Ten Years On, RGS-IBG Annual International Conference 2011
08 December 2010 GaWC Annual Lecture 2011 'Global Urban Hierarchies and Cultural Industries' announced.
30 November 2010

GaWC Research Bulletin 368 posted: A Robustness Assessment of GaWC Global Network Connectivity Ranking

25 November 2010

GaWC Research Bulletin 367 posted: Heterogeneous Development of Metropolitan Spatial Structure: Evidence from Commuting Patterns in English and Welsh City-Regions, 1981-2001

23 November 2010

GaWC Research Bulletin 366 posted: Contra-Weber: A Jacobsean Take on German Cities in Europe through the Last Millennium

18 November 2010

GaWC Books page updated.

22 October 2010

Two new GaWC Research Bulletins posted:
The Worldwide Maritime Network of Container Shipping: Spatial Structure and Regional Dynamics
(GaWC Research Bulletin 364)
Differentiating Centrality and Power in the World City Network
(GaWC Research Bulletin 365)
New research project added: The Dutch North-Wing within International Foreign Direct Investment Networks
Video clip: The Position of the Dutch 'Noordvleugel' Region within International Foreign Direct Investment Networks

12 October 2010

Revised version of GaWC Research Bulletin 350 added.

27 September 2010

GaWC Research Bulletin 363 posted: Nomos and Space: The Spatial Turn and Contemporary Thought

24 September 2010

Global Buzz - The GaWC Monthly Monitor published for August 2010

13 September 2010

Two new GaWC Research Bulletins posted:
More than an Ordinary City: The Role of Mexico City in Global Commodity Chains
(GaWC Research Bulletin 361)
Global Cities, Office Markets and Capital Flows
(GaWC Research Bulletin 362)
Call for Papers: Hub Cities and the Knowledge Economy, AAG 2011

17 August 2010

Two new GaWC Research Bulletins posted:
Extraordinary Cities I: Early ‘City-ness’ and the Invention of Agriculture
(GaWC Research Bulletin 359)
Extraordinary Cities II: Early ‘City-ness’ and the Invention of States
(GaWC Research Bulletin 360)

10 August 2010

Two new GaWC Research Bulletins posted:
UK Cities in Globalization
(GaWC Research Bulletin 357)
Global Media Cities in Transnational Media Networks
(GaWC Research Bulletin 358)

2 August 2010

Global Buzz - The GaWC Monthly Monitor published for June 2010 and July 2010

30 July 2010

New research project added: TIGER - Territorial Impact of Globalization for Europe and its Regions (ESPON)

26 July 2010

Revised version of GaWC Research Bulletin 326 added.

16 July 2010

GaWC Research Bulletin 356 posted: The Causal Relationship between Employment and Business Networks in US Cities

15 July 2010

Revised versions of GaWC Research Bulletins 267, 316 and 317 added.
World City Research page updated.

28 June 2010

Three new GaWC Research Bulletins posted:
Spatial Transformations of Cities: Global City-Region? Mega-City Region?
(GaWC Research Bulletin 353)
Cities and Sustainability: Reflections on a Decade of World Development
(GaWC Research Bulletin 354)
Building the World Trade Routes of States in C21st Globalization
(GaWC Research Bulletin 355)

9 June 2010

GaWC Research Bulletin 352 posted: Flow-Place: Reflections on Cities, Commutation and Urban Production Processes
Global Buzz - The GaWC Monthly Monitor published for May 2010

7 June 2010

Three new GaWC Research Bulletins posted:
Advanced Producer Service Centres in the World Economy
(GaWC Research Bulletin 349)
Urban and Regional Economic Development Planning in the Age of Globalization
(GaWC Research Bulletin 350)
Competition and Cooperation Between Cities in Globalization
(GaWC Research Bulletin 351)

2 June 2010

Three new GaWC Research Bulletins posted:
The Need for Archinomics
(GaWC Research Bulletin 346)
Gulfworld: Corporate Profiles and Networks of Gulf Cities
(GaWC Research Bulletin 347)
The Geography of Global Corporate Networks: The Poor, the Rich and the Happy Few
(GaWC Research Bulletin 348)
Revised version of GaWC Research Bulletins 295 and 326 added.

24 May 2010

GaWC Research Bulletin 345 posted: Global Capital Control and City Hierarchies: An Attempt to Reposition Vienna in a World City Network
Revised version of GaWC Research Bulletin 320 added.

17 May 2010

Revised version of GaWC Research Bulletin 312 added.
World City Research page updated.

11 May 2010

Revised version of GaWC Research Bulletin 316 added.
Data Set 25 posted: Explosive City Growth in the Modern World-System: Urban Demographic Changes

10 May 2010

Global Buzz - The GaWC Monthly Monitor published for April 2010
GaWC Research Bulletin 344 posted: Form Follows Function? Linking Morphological and Functional Polycentricity
Revised versions of GaWC Research Bulletins 310 and 331 added.
New research project added: The Spanish Urban System in Globalization

7 May 2010

GaWC Research Bulletin 343 posted: World Cities of Sex

4 May 2010

Two new research projects added:
Global Buzz - Measuring Short-Term Changes Among Cities in Globalization

Benchmarking Dublin

29 April 2010

GaWC Research Bulletin 342 posted: The Location and Global Network Structure of Maritime Advanced Producer Services
GaWC Media Coverage updated.

23 April 2010

Two new GaWC Research Bulletins posted:
The Role of Locational Similarity in Development Inequalities Among Cities of the European Union
(GaWC Research Bulletin 340)
From Connectivity to Metropolis Power: Measuring National City Networks with METROX Methodology - The Case Of Poland
(GaWC Research Bulletin 341)

16 April 2010

GaWC Research Bulletin 339 posted: Berlin 20 Years Later - Defining or Redefining its Functional Profile? With Some Implications for Warsaw

13 April 2010

Revised version of GaWC Research Bulletin 300 added.
The World According to GaWC: Revised city classification for 2008 posted.

12 April 2010

Global Buzz - The GaWC Monthly Monitor published for March 2010

18 March 2010

Global Buzz - The GaWC Monthly Monitor published for February 2010

12 March 2010

Revised version of GaWC Research Bulletin 295 added.
GaWC Media Coverage updated.

8 March 2010

GaWC Research Bulletin 338 posted: The Privileged World City: Private Banking, Wealth Management and the Bespoke Servicing of the Global Super-Rich

23 February 2010 GaWC Annual Lecture 2010 and Young Researchers and Postgraduate Workshop Cities and the Creative Economy announced.
GaWC Media Coverage updated.
22 February 2010

GaWC Research Bulletin 337 posted: Sectoral Background of Urban-Rural Economic Development Inequalities in Visegrad Countries

10 February 2010

GaWC Research Bulletin 336 posted: Global City Formation and the Transnationalization of Urban Spaces: Conceptual Considerations and Empirical Findings
Global Buzz - The GaWC Monthly Monitor published for January 2010

27 January 2010

GaWC Research Bulletin 335 posted: Contemporary Mappa Mundi: American Exceptionalism in the World City Network

15 January 2010

New book published: International Business Travel in the Global Economy

12 January 2010

Two new GaWC Research Bulletins posted:
World City Networks: Measurement, Social Organization, Global Governance, and Structural Change
(GaWC Research Bulletin 333)
Inflexiones Urbanas y Ciudades Globales
(GaWC Research Bulletin 334)

11 January 2010

GaWC Research Bulletin 332 posted: Thesis on Labour Imperialism: How Communist China Used Capitalist Globalization to Create the Last Great Modern Imperialism

6 January 2010

Revised version of GaWC Research Bulletin 320 added.

4 January 2010

Global Buzz - The GaWC Monthly Monitor published for December 2009
GaWC Research Bulletin 331 posted: The Changing Geography of Globalized Service Provision, 2000-2008
Revised version of GaWC Research Bulletin 300 added.

2010


15 December 2009

GaWC Research Bulletin 330 posted: Spatial Structure and Productivity in U.S. Metropolitan Areas
Revised version of GaWC Research Bulletin 269 added.

9 December 2009

Two new GaWC Research Bulletins posted:
London - The Pre-eminent Global City
(GaWC Research Bulletin 328)
Commoditising Learning: Cultural Economy and the Growth of For-profit Educational Service Firms
(GaWC Research Bulletin 329)
GaWC Media Coverage updated.

1 December 2009

Global Buzz - The GaWC Monthly Monitor published for November 2009

27 November 2009

GaWC Research Bulletin 327 posted: Green Global City: The Power-Geometry of Sydney's Environmental Governance
Revised version of GaWC Research Bulletin 282 added.

25 November 2009

Revised version of GaWC Research Bulletin 261 added.

23 November 2009

GaWC Research Bulletin 326 posted: Life After Regions: The Evolution of City-Regionalism in England

19 November 2009

Three new GaWC Research Bulletins posted:
Megacities in the Geography of Global Economic Governance
(GaWC Research Bulletin 323)
Global City-Formation und die Rolle der Immobilienwirtschaft in der Transnationalisierung der Stadt: Das Beispiel Mexico City
(GaWC Research Bulletin 324)
Global Cities in Global Commodity Chains: Exploring the Role of Mexico City in the Geography of Global Economic Governance
(GaWC Research Bulletin 325)

16 November 2009

GaWC Research Bulletin 322 posted: Capitalism and the City

10 November 2009

Revised version of GaWC Research Bulletin 310 added.

30 October 2009

Global Buzz - The GaWC Monthly Monitor published for October 2009

23 October 2009

Four new research projects added:
Conceptualising the Contemporary 'Professions': Interdisciplinary Debates (ESRC)
Scoping the Private Wealth Management of the High Net Worth Market in the UK's Financial Services Industry (Financial Services Research Forum)
The Wholesale-Retail Finance Interface (Financial Services Research Forum)
The Relationalities of Sydney's Financial District and the Global Financial Crisis (University of Western Sydney)

22 October 2009

Revised version of GaWC Research Bulletin 310 added.

20 October 2009

GaWC Research Bulletin 321 posted: Knowledge Networks of 'Buzz' in London's Advertising Industry: A Social Network Analysis Approach

19 October 2009

Two new GaWC Research Bulletins posted:
Networks of Connectivity, Territorial Fragmentation, Uneven Development: The New Politics of City Regionalism
(GaWC Research Bulletin 319)
Goodbye Reykjavik: International Financial Centres and the Global Financial Crisis
(GaWC Research Bulletin 320)

16 October 2009

New research project added: International Financial Centres and the Global Financial Crisis
GaWC Research Network page updated.
GaWC Research Bulletin 318 posted: Globalisation and Special Events: The Relevance of the Belgian Participation in World Exhibitions with Case Study Expo Zaragoza 2008 (Spain)

13 October 2009

Call for Papers: Geographies of Web Information, AAG 2010

1 October 2009

New GaWC measure Global Buzz - The GaWC Monthly Monitor published for September 2009

30 September 2009

Revised version of GaWC Research Bulletin 281 added.

15 September 2009

GaWC Research Bulletin 317 posted: The World According to iTunes: Creative Project Ecologies and the Global Urban Networks of Digital Music Production

14 September 2009

Revised version of GaWC Research Bulletin 288 added.

11 September 2009

Call for Papers: German Cities in the World City Network, AAG 2010

10 September 2009

Revised version of GaWC Research Bulletin 221 added.

12 August 2009

GaWC Research Bulletin 316 posted: Explosive City Growth in the Modern World-System: An Initial Inventory Derived from Urban Demographic Changes

10 August 2009

GaWC Research Bulletin 315 posted: Santa Fe: A 'Global Enclave' in Mexico City

7 August 2009

GaWC Media Coverage updated.

4 August 2009

Three new GaWC Research Bulletins posted:
Local Network Research of the Yangtze River Delta Based on Economic News
(GaWC Research Bulletin 312)
Global Cities in Competition? A Qualitative Analysis of Shanghai, Beijing and Hong Kong as Financial Centres
(GaWC Research Bulletin 313)
Marketisation through Contestation: Reconfiguring China's Financial Markets through Knowledge Networks
(GaWC Research Bulletin 314)

20 July 2009

World City Research page updated.

17 July 2009

Revised version of GaWC Research Bulletin 271 added.

30 June 2009

GaWC Research Bulletin 311 posted: Urban Economics in thrall to Christaller: A Misguided Search for City Hierarchies in External Urban Relations
Revised version of GaWC Research Bulletin 224 added.

25 June 2009

Two new GaWC Research Bulletins posted:
Setting 'Other' Standards: On the Role, Power and Spatialities of Interlocking Shari'a Boards in Islamic Financial Services
(GaWC Research Bulletin 309)
Pathways of Growth and Decline: Connectivity Changes in the World City Network, 2000-2008
(GaWC Research Bulletin 310)

23 June 2009

GaWC Research Bulletin 308 posted: Major Cities in the Information World: Monitoring Cyberspace in Real-Time
Revised version of GaWC Research Bulletin 227 added.

18 June 2009

GaWC Research Bulletin 307 posted: PAR-LON - Doing Business in Knowledge-Based Services in Paris and London: A Tale of One City?

10 June 2009

GaWC Research Bulletin 306 posted: Not So Mobile 'Creative Class': A European Perspective

8 June 2009

GaWC Research Bulletin 305 posted: Local Governments as Foreign Policy Actors and Global Cities Network-Makers: The Cases of Barcelona and Porto Alegre
GaWC Twitter news embedded in homepage
New page Books by GaWC Members

3 June 2009

Revised version of GaWC Research Bulletin 243 added.
The World According to GaWC: Revised city classification for 2008 posted.

26 May 2009

Two new GaWC Research Bulletins posted:
Outsourcing and Offshoring in Business Services - New Dynamics, New Territorial Opportunities?
(GaWC Research Bulletin 303)
An Appraisal of the Determinants of Connectivity Change in the World City Network
(GaWC Research Bulletin 304)

21 May 2009

The World According to GaWC: Revised city classification for 2008 posted.

20 May 2009

New features on the GaWC website:
GaWC Updates (RSS feed)

GaWC on Twitter
World City News
Clustrmaps visitor location map

18 May 2009

GaWC Media Coverage updated.

15 May 2009
New Macro for Calculating Connectivities (GaWC Data Tool 3) posted.
12 May 2009

Revised version of GaWC Research Bulletin 268 added.

11 May 2009

GaWC Funder Index added to GaWC Research Projects.

8 May 2009

Call for Papers: Creative Industries and Creative Communities, IESR, November 2009

5 May 2009

GaWC Research Bulletin 302 posted: Polarization, Spread and Upgrading of Urban Functions: From a Dominating 'First City' to a 'Network of Cities' Structure

22 April 2009

Two new research projects added:
Benchmarking the World City Network: City Connectivities on the Eve of the Current Financial Crisis
(ESRC)
The Pakistani 'Ex-pat' Community in Abu Dhabi: Their Business Networks and Strategies (University of Plymouth)

20 April 2009 World City Research page updated.
15 April 2009
New data posted:
Data Set 13: Engineering/Architectural Firms in World Cities: Global Practice Matrix
Data Set 14: Engineering/Architectural Firms in World Cities: Nodal Size and Network Connectivity
Data Set 15: Architectural Firms in World Cities: Global Practice Matrix
Data Set 16: Architectural Firms in World Cities: Nodal Size and Network Connectivity
Data Set 17: International Organizations: Activities Matrix
Data Set 18: International Organizations: Network Connectivities
Data Set 19: Non-Governmental Organizations in World Cities: Activities Matrix
Data Set 20: Non-Governmental Organizations in World Cities: Network Connectivites
Data Set 21: Diplomatic Activities in World Cities: Presence Matrix
Data Set 22: Diplomatic Activities in World Cities: Network Connectivities
Data Set 23: United Nations Institutions: Activities Matrix
Data Set 24: United Nations Institutions: Network Connectivities
9 April 2009

GaWC Research Bulletin 301 posted: Localizing the Global City through the “Invisible College” – A (Political) Research Note

7 April 2009 GaWC Annual Lecture 2009 announced.
2 March 2009

Two new GaWC Research Bulletins posted:
The Regulation of Design in Global Architecture Firms: Putting Buildings in their Place
(GaWC Research Bulletin 299)
Measuring the World City Network: New Developments and Results
(GaWC Research Bulletin 300)
New research project added: Leveraging Sustainability: Transnational Networks and Communities of Knowledge in the Architecture Industry

25 February 2009

GaWC Media Coverage updated.

20 February 2009

The World According to GaWC: city classifications for 2000, 2004 and 2008

18 February 2009

New research project added: New Ways of Thinking about Abu Dhabi as an Emerging Global City (ADCED)
GaWC Research Bulletin 298 posted: Integrating World Cities into Production Networks: The Case of Port Cities

28 January 2009

GaWC Research Bulletin 297 posted: Financial Geographies and Emerging Markets in Europe
GaWC Media Coverage updated.

26 January 2009

GaWC Research Bulletin 296 posted: Testing the 'Super-Region'

19 January 2009

GaWC Research Bulletin 295 posted: Centrality and Structure within Contemporary Worldwide Corporate Networks
GaWC Media Coverage updated.

12 January 2009

GaWC Research Bulletin 294 posted: The Relative Importance of Randstad Cities within Comparative Worldwide Corporate Networks

2009


10 December 2008

Two new GaWC Research Bulletins posted:
Globalisation of Commercial Theme Parks
(GaWC Research Bulletin 292)
Consequences of Globalisation for the Belgian Steel Industry
(GaWC Research Bulletin 293)

5 December 2008

Revised version of GaWC Research Bulletin 283 added.

28 November 2008

Revised version of GaWC Research Bulletin 84 added.

24 November 2008

Two new GaWC Research Bulletins posted:
The Metropolisation of the FSU: Temptative Measurement via the Method of Hyperlinks Notoriety
(GaWC Research Bulletin 290)
The Spatial Distribution of Internet Backbone Networks in Europe: A Metropolitan Knowledge Economy Perspective
(GaWC Research Bulletin 291)

20 November 2008
NESTA research report available online: Innovation by Adoption: Measuring and Mapping Absorptive Capacity in UK Nations and Regions (GaWC Project 75)
12 November 2008
Two new research projects added:
Emerging Centers of Commerce (Mastercard)
Dynamics in the World City Network 2000-2008: A Longitudinal Network Analysis of Contemporary Globalization Processes (Ghent University)
30 October 2008

Revised version of GaWC Research Bulletin 233 added.

29 October 2008

Two new GaWC Research Bulletins posted:
Urban Studies without ‘Scale’: Localizing the Global through Singapore
(GaWC Research Bulletin 288)
The Way We Were: Command and Control Centres in the Global Space-Economy on the Eve of the 2008 Geoeconomic Transition
(GaWC Research Bulletin 289)
GaWC Media Coverage updated.

20 October 2008

Three new GaWC Research Bulletins posted:
National Competitiveness as a Determinant of the Geography of Global Corporate Networks
(GaWC Research Bulletin 285)
Looking for the 'Core' in Knowledge Globalization: The Need for a New Research Agenda
(GaWC Research Bulletin 286)
Gateways and Corridors in Globalization: Changing European Global City Roles and Functions
(GaWC Research Bulletin 287)
GaWC Practitioner Brief 6 posted: Comment on Centre for Cities Report 'UK Cities in the Global Economy'

15 October 2008

Revised version of GaWC Research Bulletin 267 added.

3 October 2008

GaWC Research Bulletin 284 posted: History and Geography: Braudel's 'extreme longue dureé' as Generics?

1 October 2008

GaWC Research Bulletin 283 posted: Spaces and Networks of Musical Creativity in the City
Call for Papers: Practising the Internationalization of Higher Education, AAG 2009
Call for Papers: New Approaches for Measuring the Geography of Internet Traffic, AAG 2009

24 September 2008

GaWC Research Bulletin 282 posted: Searching for the Mecca of Finance: Islamic Financial Services and the World City Network

9 September 2008

GaWC Research Bulletin 281 posted: The Space of What Flows? Rethinking Connections and Connectivity in City Networks

5 September 2008

Metropolis Congress 2008 Sydney: Connecting Cities Research Publications available

27 August 2008

Call for Papers: World Cities and Global Production Networks, AAG 2009

20 August 2008

GaWC Research Bulletin 280 posted: Servicing British Expatriate ‘Talent’ in Singapore: Exploring Ordinary Transnationalism and the Role of the ‘Expatriate’ Club

14 August 2008

Two new GaWC Research Bulletins posted:
City-States and the Spatial In-between
(GaWC Research Bulletin 278)
Indiscipline
(GaWC Research Bulletin 279)
Revised version of GaWC Research Bulletin 239 added.

21 July 2008

GaWC Research Bulletin 277 posted: Emerging Cities on the Arabian Peninsula: Urban Space in the Knowledge Economy Context

9 July 2008
Revised version of GaWC Research Bulletin 202 added.
3 July 2008

GaWC Research Bulletin 276 posted: The Study of Cities: Historical and Structural Approaches

25 June 2008

Two new GaWC Research Bulletins posted:
Managing the Transnational Law Firm: A Relational Analysis of Professional Systems, Embedded Actors and Time-Space Sensitive Governance
(GaWC Research Bulletin 274)
Negotiating Cultures of Work in Transnational Law Firms: The Role of Cultural Entrepreneurship
(GaWC Research Bulletin 275)

20 June 2008
GaWC City Index added to GaWC Research Bulletins.
18 June 2008

GaWC Research Bulletin 273 posted: Measuring Urban Competition on the Basis of Flows between Cities: Some Evidence from the World City Network

10 June 2008
Revised version of GaWC Research Bulletin 258 added.
GaWC Media Coverage updated.
2 June 2008

GaWC Research Bulletin 272 posted: The External Relations of Cities in the Low Countries: A Geographical Appreciation of Historical Research on Urban Networks

27 May 2008

GaWC Research Bulletin 271 posted: "Brain Circulation" and Transnational Knowledge Networks: Studying Long-term Effects of Academic Mobility to Germany, 1954-2000

19 May 2008

Four new GaWC Research Bulletins posted:
From Central Places to Network Bases: The Emergence of a New Urban Hierarchy, 1900-2000
(GaWC Research Bulletin 267)
Polycentric Urban Configurations and Urban Network Development in the Greater South East UK 1981-2001
(GaWC Research Bulletin 268)
Intra-firm and Extra-firm Linkages of the Knowledge Economy – The Case of the Mega-City Region of Munich
(GaWC Research Bulletin 269)
Powerful City Networks: More than Connections, Less than Domination and Control
(GaWC Research Bulletin 270)

14 May 2008

Four new research projects added:
Measuring the US Space Economy under Conditions of Contemporary Globalization
Documentation for Metropolis Congress, Sydney 2008
Absorptive Capacity as Knowledge Access: The Case of UK Cities
Contribution to Leadership Forum on Latin American Cities

12 May 2008

GaWC Research Bulletin 266 posted: World Maritime Cities: From Which Cities Do Maritime Decision-Makers Operate?

29 April 2008

GaWC Research Bulletin 265 posted: Cities as Worlds, Worlds as Cities: Commentaries on 'World City' by Doreen Massey

28 April 2008

Two new GaWC Research Bulletins posted:
World Cities in Globalization
(GaWC Research Bulletin 263)
Even Important Connections Are Not Always Meaningful: The Use of a Polarization Measure in a Typology of European Cities in Air Transport Networks
(GaWC Research Bulletin 264)
Revised version of GaWC Research Bulletin 200 added.

17 March 2008

GaWC Research Bulletin 262 posted: The Expatriate Real Estate Complex: Creative Destruction and the Production of Luxury in Post-Socialist Prague

10 March 2008
Revised version of GaWC Research Bulletin 198 added.
20 February 2008

GaWC Research Bulletin 261 posted: External Urban Relational Process: Introducing Central Flow Theory to Complement Central Place Theory

19 February 2008

Four new GaWC Research Bulletins posted:
Institutions, Location, and Networks of Multinational Enterprises in China: A Case Study of Hangzhou
(GaWC Research Bulletin 257)
Madrid in the World City System: An Approach through Foreign Firms in Advanced Business Services
(GaWC Research Bulletin 258)
Three Rivals - Three Paths
(GaWC Research Bulletin 259)
The Changing Value Chain of the Swiss Knowledge Economy – Spatial Impact of Intra-firm and Inter-firm Networks within the Emerging Mega-City Region of Northern Switzerland
(GaWC Research Bulletin 260)

18 February 2008

GaWC Research Bulletin 256 posted: Global Law Firms: Globalization and Organizational Spaces of Cross-Border Legal Work

17 January 2008
GaWC Annual Lecture 2008 presentation posted: The Study of Cities: Historical and Structural Approaches
10 January 2008

GaWC Research Bulletin 255 posted: Spatial Planning and City Networks in Economic Development: A Friendly Critique of the Polish National Development Strategy 2007-2015

2 January 2008
GaWC Research Bulletin 254 posted: Megalopolis: Trends and Prospects
Revised version of GaWC Research Bulletin 235 added.
2008


18 December 2007
New research project added: Cities and Regions in Focus: The Role of City Development Companies in English Regions (The British Academy)
17 December 2007 Programme for GaWC Annual Lecture 2008 and Student Workshop Globalization, World Cities and History posted.
5 December 2007

Multiple GaWCs posted - a brief introduction to GaWC.
Two new research project added:
Cities Globalization Index (a collaborative project between CASS and GaWC)
Cities and Capital Investments in English Cathedrals and Major Churches, 1050-1450
Two new GaWC Research Bulletins posted:
Geographies of International Business Travel in the Professional Service Economy
(GaWC Research Bulletin 252)
Global Networks Before Globalisation: Imperial Airways and the Development of Long-Haul Air Routes
(GaWC Research Bulletin 253)

3 December 2007

Two new GaWC Research Bulletins posted:
Polycentric Mega-City Regions: Exploratory Research from Western Europe
(GaWC Research Bulletin 250)
Air Space: Towards a Social and Cultural Geography of Global Air Travel
(GaWC Research Bulletin 251)
Revised versions of GaWC Research Bulletins 202 and 226 added.

19 November 2007
New research project added: Spaces of Business Education and the (Re)production of Financial Theory in Practice
2 November 2007
New research project added: Global Tennis: Holding Events in Appropriate Cities
GaWC Research Bulletin 249 posted: Measuring Hierarchical Differentiation: Connectivity and Dominance in the European Urban Network
31 October 2007

GaWC Research Bulletin 248 posted: Metropolitan Functions as a Research Question: Definitions and Identifications in the ESPON and Alternative Approaches

29 October 2007

Two new GaWC Research Bulletins posted:
Cultural Economies of Internationalisation: Exploring the Role of ‘Iconic Individuals’ and ‘Brand Leaders’ in Global Headhunting Firms
(GaWC Research Bulletin 246)
The Fickle ‘War for Talent’: Unpacking the Gatekeeper Role of Executive Search Firms in Elite Labour Markets
(GaWC Research Bulletin 247)

22 October 2007

Revised version of GaWC Research Bulletin 222 added.

17 October 2007

GaWC Research Bulletin 245 posted: Towards Network Sustainability: Between Corporate Network Analysis and Development Indicators

15 October 2007 GaWC Annual Lecture 2008 and Student Workshop Globalization, World Cities and History announced.
12 October 2007

GaWC Research Bulletin 244 posted: Summing Small Cities Does Not Make a Large City: Polycentric Urban Regions and the Provision of Cultural, Leisure and Sports Amenities

4 October 2007

Four new GaWC Research Bulletins posted:
Trzej rywale - trzy drogi
(GaWC Research Bulletin 240)
Rozwijając materialistyczne tezy teorii sieciowej Taylora: Założenia i postulaty do Nuklearnej Teorii Metropolii
(GaWC Research Bulletin 241)
Pushing the Taylor Materialist Theses Forward: Concepts for the Nuclear Theory of Metropolis
(GaWC Research Bulletin 242)
Economic Networks and Urban Complementarities: The Spatial and Functional Integration of Randstad Holland
(GaWC Research Bulletin 243)

1 October 2007

Four new GaWC Research Bulletins posted:
World City Networks and Global Commodity Chains: Towards a World-Systems’ Integration
(GaWC Research Bulletin 236)
Cities in Transitions and Transformations: Exploring a Jacobsean Approach to Macro-Social Change
(GaWC Research Bulletin 237)
Cities, World Cities, Networks and Globalization
(GaWC Research Bulletin 238)
World City Network and Planet of Slums: Access and Exclusion in Economic Globalization
(GaWC Research Bulletin 239)
Revised version of GaWC Research Bulletin 213 added.

24 September 2007

GaWC Research Bulletin 235 posted: Globalisation in Hotel Chains
Call for Papers: Global Knowledge Nodes and Networks in Higher Education and Research, AAG 2008

12 September 2007

GaWC Research Bulletin 234 posted: Academic Travel from Cambridge University and the Formation of Centres of Knowledge, 1885-1954

10 September 2007

Six new research projects added:
POLYNET UK: Multi-Nodal City-Regions in the UK
Global Milan and its Gateways (Globus et Locus)
Global Hearts of Commerce (Mastercard)
Megaregions: America 2050 (Regional Plan Association and Lincoln Institute of Land Policy)
Financial Services in Leading Latin American Cities (Mastercard)
The Changing Geography of Global Law Firms (Indiana University School of Law and American Bar Foundation)
Call for Papers World City Networks and Global Commodity Chains, AAG 2008, posted.

29 August 2007

GaWC Research Bulletin 233 posted: A Geohistorical Study of the Rise of Modern Science: Career Paths of Leading Scientists in Urban Networks, 1500-1900
Digital object identifier (doi) links added to all GaWC Research Bulletins published in scholarly journals

15 August 2007

GaWC Research Bulletin 232 posted: Debate: Globalizing the Geohistory of City/State Relations / City-States and Globalization

13 August 2007
New research project added: Neglected Spatiality: Economic Geographies of Slums in Mumbai and Johannesburg
GaWC Media Coverage updated.
27 July 2007

Revised version of GaWC Research Bulletin 220 added.

25 July 2007
New research project added: Globalization Revisited: The Relationship between Global Commodity Chains and Urban Networks (FWO-V)
29 June 2007

GaWC Research Bulletin 231 posted: The Production Sites of Multilateral Treaties: Political Center-Formation and the World-System (1600-2000)
Revised version of GaWC Research Bulletin 196 added.

27 June 2007

GaWC Research Bulletin 230 posted: The Duality of World Cities and Firms: Comparing Networks, Hierarchies, and Inequalities in the Global Economy

15 June 2007
Special issue of Journal of Industrial Ecology (vol. 11.2, 2007) published: Industrial Ecology and the Global Impacts of Cities
14 June 2007
New research project added: ACRE: Accommodating Creative Knowledge – Competitiveness of European Metropolitan Regions within the Enlarged Union
11 June 2007

Two new GaWC Research Bulletins posted:
Revisiting the ‘Informational City’: Space of Flows, Polycentricity and Knowledge-intensive Business Services in an Emerging Global City
(GaWC Research Bulletin 228)
Cities and States: An Elemental Reinterpretation of their Origins and Relations
(GaWC Research Bulletin 229)

6 June 2007

Call for Papers posted: RSA Conference Transport, Mobility and Regional Development (London, November 2007)
GaWC Study Group
page updated.

4 June 2007

Two new GaWC Research Bulletins posted:
Connecting Rhine-Main: The Production of Multi-Scalar Polycentricities through Knowledge-Intensive Business Services
(GaWC Research Bulletin 226)
The UK Space Economy as Practised by Advanced Producer Service Firms: Identifying Two Distinctive Polycentric City-Regional Processes in Contemporary Britain
(GaWC Research Bulletin 227)

21 May 2007
Two Calls for Papers posted:
UGRG Conference Approaching the City (Sheffield, November 2007)
Conference Regions and Regionalism in and Beyond Europe (Lancaster, September 2007)
GaWC Media Coverage updated.
16 May 2007

GaWC Research Bulletin 225 posted: The Urban Network Transformation: Planning City-Regions in the New Globalisation Wave
Revised versions of GaWC Research Bulletins 200 and 214 added.

4 April 2007
GaWC Research Bulletin 224 posted: Balancing London? A Preliminary Investigation of the 'Core Cities' and 'Northern Way' Spatial Policy Initiatives Using Multi-City Corporate and Commercial Law Firms
26 March 2007

Revised version of GaWC Research Bulletin 219 added.

23 March 2007

Revised versions of GaWC Research Bulletins 151, 173, 192, and 197 added.
GaWC Media Coverage and Links pages updated.

8 March 2007
GaWC Research Bulletin 223 posted: Brussels in World City Networks
21 February 2007

Revised versions of GaWC Research Bulletins 180 and 187 added.

20 February 2007

Two new GaWC Research Bulletins posted:
A New Theoretical Basis for Global-City Research: From Structures and Networks to Multiplicities and Events
(GaWC Research Bulletin 221)
Global Music City: London's Record Industry Under Contemporary Globalisation
(GaWC Research Bulletin 222)
Revised version of GaWC Research Bulletin 137 added.

19 February 2007
GaWC Research Bulletin 220 posted: Core-Periphery Relationships in a Global City-Region: The Case of London and South East England
9 January 2007
New research project added: Rethinking Globalization: Commodity Chains and Urban Networks in Europe and Beyond (Ghent University)
GaWC Media Coverage updated.
8 January 2007
Two new research projects added:
Swedish Cities in 'The Space of Flows': National, European and Global Networks (The Swedish Research Council Formas)
The Globalization and Regionalization of Transnational Headhunting Firms in Singapore and Asian-Pacific World Cities (National University of Singapore)
GaWC Annual Lecture 2007 presentation posted: China's Urban Revolution
2007


19 December 2006
New research project added: Cities in Economic Expansion and Current Crisis of the Modern World-System (The Leverhulme Trust)
GaWC Research Bulletin 219 posted: Competitive Regions One Minute, Competitive City-Regions the Next: A New Orthodoxy, But the Same Old Mistakes in Economic Geography?
6 December 2006 GaWC Annual Lecture 2007 and Student Workshop Globalization, World Cities and China announced.
30 November 2006

Two new GaWC Research Bulletins posted:
Analysing the Changing Landscape of European Financial Centres: The Role of Financial Products and the Case of Amsterdam
(GaWC Research Bulletin 217)
City of London – Global Village: Understanding the Square Mile in a Post-Industrial World Economy
(GaWC Research Bulletin 218)
GaWC Author Index added to GaWC Research Bulletins.

21 November 2006

Four new GaWC Research Bulletins posted:
Constructing New Regional Geographies: Territories, Networks and Relational Regions
(GaWC Research Bulletin 213)
Space and Sustainability: An Exploratory Essay on the Production of Social Spaces through City-Work
(GaWC Research Bulletin 214)
Advertising and Cities: A Relational Geography of Globalization in the Early Twenty First Century
(GaWC Research Bulletin 215)
Resurgent European Cities?
(GaWC Research Bulletin 216)

16 November 2006
GaWC Research Bulletin 212 posted: Clusters and Pipelines, Commuters and Nomads: Business Travel in the Irish Software Industry
14 November 2006
Call for Papers for the conference Everyday Life in the Global City (Manchester Metropolitan University, July 2007) posted.
3 November 2006
GaWC Research Bulletin 211 posted: Whither the Parallel Paths? The Future of Scholarship on the World City System
24 October 2006

Two new GaWC Research Bulletins posted:
From North-South to Global South: A Geohistorical Investigation Using Airline Routes and Travel, 1970-2005
(GaWC Research Bulletin 209)
Global Research Centres: Dynamics 1996-2004, Networks 2002-2004. An Analysis Based on Bibliometric Indicators
(GaWC Research Bulletin 210)

20 October 2006
New research project added: A Comparative Study of ICT Industry Development in the Beijing, Shanghai-Suzhou, and Shenzhen-Dongguan City Regions in China (U.S. National Science Foundation)
22 September 2006

Three Calls for Papers for the 2007 Annual Meeting of American Geographers posted:
Globalization, City-Regions and Polycentricity
Mobility, Business Travel, and the Airline Industry in the Network Society
Economic Geographies of the Corporate Knowledge Economy
Five new GaWC Research Bulletins posted:
Shanghai, Hong Kong, Taipei and Beijing within the World City Network: Positions, Trends and Prospects
(GaWC Research Bulletin 204)
Sustainability within a World City Network
(GaWC Research Bulletin 205)
Jane Jacobs (1916-2006): An Appreciation
(GaWC Research Bulletin 206)
A World City, Psychological Rewards and the Creative Agencies
(GaWC Research Bulletin 207)
Between Accumulation and Concentration of Capital: Toward a Framework for Comparing Long-Term Trajectories of Urban Systems
(GaWC Research Bulletin 208)

22 August 2006
GaWC Research Bulletin 203 posted: The UK's Provincial Cities: Using Global Network Connectivities to Assess Claims of Economic Revival
15 August 2006
GaWC Media Coverage and Links pages updated.
31 July 2006
GaWC Research Bulletin 202 posted: Moving Images: The Connectivity of Sydney's Film and Television Production Industry
19 July 2006
GaWC Study Group page updated.
14 July 2006
GaWC Testimonials posted.
12 July 2006
New research project added: The Globalization of the Advertising Industry: A Case Study of Knowledge Workers in Worldwide Economic Restructuring (The Alfred P. Sloan Foundation)
6 July 2006
World City Research page updated.
5 July 2006
GaWC Media Coverage updated.
23 June 2006
New Macro for Calculating Connectivities (GaWC Data Tool 2) posted.
16 June 2006
GaWC Research Bulletin 201 posted: Applications of the Inter-locking Network Model to Mega-City Regions: Measuring Polycentricity within and beyond City-Regions
GaWC Media Coverage updated.
7 June 2006
Revised version of GaWC Research Bulletins 192 and 195 added.
5 June 2006
Special issue of Built Environment (vol. 32.2, 2006) published: Reflections on the Polycentric Metropolis
GaWC Media Coverage updated.
15 May 2006

Two new GaWC Research Bulletins posted:
Organization of the Polycentric Metropolis: Corporate Structures and Networks
(GaWC Research Bulletin 199)
Mundialização de cidades brasileiras: um exemplo de expansão da metrópole através do sistema bancário
(GaWC Research Bulletin 200)
Four new research projects added:
- Metrics, Models and Toolkits for Sustainable Urban Development (EPSRC)
- Transnational Relations of Brazilian Cities: A Contribution to Urban Development Policies (CNPq/Laget)
- The Global, the ‘Glocal' and the Local – Local Contexts of Cities in Developing Countries and ‘Glocal' Impacts of Global Production (NTNU)
- Trajectories of Scientific Learning in Modern Europe

9 May 2006
GaWC Research Bulletin 198 posted: Where We Stand: A Decade of Empirical World Cities Research
26 April 2006
GaWC Research Bulletin 197 posted: Problematizing City/State Relations: Towards a Geohistorical Understanding of Contemporary Globalization
24 April 2006
Revised version of GaWC Research Bulletin 175 added. Group and projects pages updated.
3 April 2006 Links on research and links pages and links to official city websites updated.
24 March 2006
New research project added: Geographies of Quantitative Finance: American MBA Programmes and Investment Banking in London's Financial District
16 March 2006
Four new GaWC Research Bulletins posted:
The Metropolization of the European Urban and Regional System
(GaWC Research Bulletin 193)
The Internationalization of Europe’s Contemporary Transnational Executive Search Industry
(GaWC Research Bulletin 194)
The Rise of ‘Global’ Advertising from 1990
(GaWC Research Bulletin 195)
Comparing Airline Passenger Destinations with Global Service Connectivities: A Worldwide Empirical Study of 214 Cities
(GaWC Research Bulletin 196)
3 March 2006
GaWC Research Bulletin 192 posted: A Global ‘Urban Roller Coaster'? Connectivity Changes in the World City Network, 2000-04
Revised version of GaWC Research Bulletin 148 added.
1 March 2006
Revised version of GaWC Research Bulletin 167 added.
28 February 2006
GaWC Research Bulletin 191 posted: Advantageous Fragmentation? Reimagining Metropolitan Governance and Spatial Planning in Rhine-Main
15 February 2006
GaWC Research Bulletin 190 posted: London and New York's Advertising and Law Clusters and their Networks of Learning
Revised version of GaWC Research Bulletin 117 added.
13 February 2006
Two new GaWC Research Bulletins posted:
Stretching Tacit Knowledge Beyond a Local Fix? Global Spaces of Learning in Advertising Professional Service Firms
(GaWC Research Bulletin 188)
Embedded Networks of Knowledge Production in Global Law Firms
(GaWC Research Bulletin 189)
13 January 2006

Notes on the GaWC Annual Lecture 2006 posted: Power and World Cities

9 January 2006
New research project added: Transnational Professional Service Corporations in Asian Pacific Rim Financial Centres
2006


14 December 2005
GaWC Research Bulletin 187 posted: Flying Where You Don’t Want to Go: An Empirical Analysis of Hubs in the Global Airline Network
8 December 2005 GaWC Annual Lecture 2006 announced.
5 December 2005
GaWC Research Bulletin 186 posted: Netscape: Europe and the Evolving World City Network
23 November 2005
Two new GaWC Research Bulletins posted:
Cluster Dynamics, Cluster Development and Innovation: Insights from Broadcasting in Three UK City-Regions
(GaWC Research Bulletin 184)
Clusters, Economic Geography and Regional Development Policy: Insights from the UK Broadcasting Industry
(GaWC Research Bulletin 185)
11 November 2005
GaWC Research Bulletin 183 posted: New Insights into the Internationalization of Producer Services: Organizational Strategies and Spatial Economies for Global Headhunting Firms
3 November 2005
New ESRC project: The Globalization of the Executive Search Industry in Europe
2 November 2005
GaWC Research Bulletin 182 posted: Global City Frontiers: Singapore’s Hinterland and the Contested Socio-Political Geographies of Bintan, Indonesia
25 October 2005
GaWC Research Bulletin 181 posted: Technological Connectivities of European Cities? The Potentials and Pitfalls of the Use of Telecommunications Data in Measurements of World City Network Formation
14 October 2005
GaWC Research Bulletin 180 posted: Berlin and Warsaw: In Search of a New Role in the European Urban System
GaWC Media Coverage updated.
03 October 2005
Link to MSc Programmes in Globalization on the Courses at Loughborough page.
29 September 2005
GaWC Research Bulletin 179 posted: World City Networks 'From Below': International Mobility and Inter-City Relations in the Global Investment Banking Industry
21 September 2005
Revised versions of GaWC Research Bulletins 152 and 154 added.
20 September 2005
Four new GaWC Research Bulletins posted:
Transaction Links through Cities: 'Decision Cities' and 'Service Cities' in Outsourcing by Leading Brazilian Firms
(GaWC Research Bulletin 175)
On a Non-Appraisal of the 'Jacobs Hypothesis'
(GaWC Research Bulletin 176)
Cities within Spaces of Flows: Theses for a Materialist Understanding of the External Relations of Cities
(GaWC Research Bulletin 177)
Bilbao and the Basque Paths to Globalization
(GaWC Research Bulletin 178)
14 September 2005
Two new GaWC Research Bulletins posted:
United States Cities in the World City Network: Comparing their Positions Using Global Origins and Destinations of Airline Passengers
(GaWC Research Bulletin 173)
The Success Story of European Low-Cost Carriers in a Changing Airworld
(GaWC Research Bulletin 174)
24 August 2005
Special issue of Journal of Contemporary European Studies on Global Cities published.
22 August 2005
GaWC Research Bulletin 172 posted: Development as a “Monstrous Hybrid”: An Essay on the Primacy of Cities in the Expansion of Economic Life
16 August 2005
GaWC Media Coverage updated.
10 August 2005

Two new GaWC Research Bulletins posted:
Poststructuralism, Power and the Global City
(GaWC Research Bulletin 170)
A Lineage for Contemporary Inter-City Studies
(GaWC Research Bulletin 171)
Teaching module World City Network updated.

 8 August 2005
Two new GaWC Research Bulletins posted:
The Geography of Israel's Wealthy, Influential and Professionals
(GaWC Research Bulletin 168)
Networking the City
(GaWC Research Bulletin 169)
GaWC Media Coverage updated.
 27 July 2005
GaWC Research Bulletin 167 posted: On Conceptual Confusion in Empirical Analyses of a Transnational Urban Network
 4 July 2005
Revised version of GaWC Research Bulletin 84 added.
 17 June 2005

GaWC Research Bulletin 166 posted: Measurement of Non-Global Networks: Urban Nodes and Regional Groupings in the Russian Banking Sector
New research project added: Air Travel Transport as an Example of the Unfolding of the Globalization Process, 1970-2005
Data Set 12 posted: Global Network Service Connectivities for 315 Cities in 2000

 26 May 2005
GaWC Research Bulletin 165 posted: World-Systems Analysis and Globalization: A Jacobsean Exploration of Pasts, Presents and Futures
 20 May 2005
Macro for Calculating Connectivities (GaWC Data Tool 1) posted.
 22 April 2005
GaWC Research Bulletin 164 posted: Location Theory in Reverse: An Evolutionary Model of Location for Global Production in the IT Industry of Bangalore
 4 April 2005
Data Set 11 posted: World City Network: The Basic Data
Revised version of GaWC Research Bulletin 113 added.
 23 March 2005
Revised version of GaWC Research Bulletin 143 added.
GaWC Media Coverage updated.
 15 March 2005
GaWC Media Coverage updated.
 14 March 2005
GaWC Research Bulletin 163 posted: The Spatial Agglomeration of a Knowledge-Based Economy and the Elite: Tel Aviv on the Verge of Being a Full-Scale World City
 2 March 2005
GaWC Media Coverage updated.
 24 February 2005
GaWC Research Bulletin 162 posted: Foreign and Local Professionals in the Moscow Offices of Global Business Service Companies
 23 February 2005

U.S. Cities in the 'World City Network': research report for The Brookings Institution available online (GaWC Project 32)

 18 February 2005

POLYNET project reports actions 1.1, 1.2, 2.1 & 2.2 available online (GaWC Project 33)

 17 February 2005
GaWC Research Bulletin 161 posted: International Students and Global Cities
Three Assistant Webmasters for Publications, Data, and Communications & Media appointed.
 11 January 2005

GaWC Annual Lecture 2005 posted: London: Europe's New York

2005


 15 December 2004
Two new GaWC Research Bulletins posted:
Local and Social Change in a Global City: The Case of Hong Kong
(GaWC Research Bulletin 159)
'Legal Capital of the World': Political Center-formation in The Hague, Netherlands
(GaWC Research Bulletin 160)
9 December 2004 GaWC Research Bulletin 158 posted: L'Affaire du Coeur in the United States and France: The Prevalence and Treatment of Ischemic Heart Disease in Two Nations and their World Cities
Links on group, media, projects and research pages updated.
8 December 2004 GaWC Research Bulletin 157 posted: Mapping the Global Network Economy on the Basis of Air Passenger Transport Flows
7 December 2004 GaWC Research Bulletin 156 posted: The Missing Link between Global Commodity Chains and Global Cities: The Financial Service Sector in Mexico City and Santiago de Chile
6 December 2004 GaWC Research Bulletin 155 posted: A Multidisciplinary Analysis of World Fairs (=Expos) and their Effects
1 December 2004 GaWC Research Bulletin 154 posted: Economic and Tourism Aspects of the Olympic Games
15 November 2004

New research project added: From Megalopolis to Megapolitan: Creating a New Framework for Planning Trans-Metropolitan Development in the US
Addition to Visualisation section: New Atlases Developing the Visualisation of World City Networks

2 November 2004 GaWC Research Bulletin 153 posted: The World Cities Project: Rationale, Organization, and Design for Comparison of Megacity Health Systems
25 October 2004 GaWC Annual Lecture 2005 announced.
13 October 2004 GaWC Research Bulletin 152 posted: An Appraisal of the Use of Airline Data in Assessments of the World City Network
11 October 2004

Francqui Colloquium Inter-City Relations within Contemporary Globalization announced.
GaWC Research Bulletin 151 posted: Spatialities of Globalization: Towards an Integration of Research on World City Networks and Global Commodity Chains
World City Research and GaWC Study Group pages updated.

29 September 2004 Revised version of GaWC Research Bulletin 144 added.
28 September 2004 GaWC Research Bulletin 150 posted: London as Eurocity: French Free Movers in the Economic Capital of Europe
27 September 2004 Two new research projects added:
The Interlocking City Network Model: Explorations in its Range of Application
How US Cities Plug into the World: Identifying and Measuring America's Multiple Global Links
22 September 2004 GaWC Research Bulletin 149 posted: New Political Geographies: Global Civil Society and Global Governance through World City Networks
21 September 2004 GaWC Research Bulletin 148 posted: Brazilian Cities Within Domestic and Global Banking Circles
16 September 2004 Launch of redesigned GaWC website
26 August 2004 GaWC Research Bulletin 147 posted: Banking Networks Across Brazilian Cities: Interlocking Cities Within and Beyond Brazil
14 July 2004
GaWC Research Bulletin 146 posted: Leading World Cities: Empirical Evaluations of Urban Nodes in Multiple Networks
 7 June 2004
GaWC Research Bulletin 145 posted: Capital Needs, Capital Growth and Global City Rhetoric in Mayor Livingstone's London Plan
 24 May 2004
GaWC Research Bulletin 144 posted: The New Geography of Global Civil Society: NGOs in the World City Network
Revised version of GaWC Research Bulletin 125 added.
 6 May 2004
Revised version of GaWC Research Bulletin 113 added.
 26 April 2004
GaWC Research Bulletin 143 posted: Parallel Paths to Understanding Global Inter-City Relations
 23 April 2004
Three new GaWC Research Bulletins posted:
The Metropolis in Retrospect: Permanence and Change
(GaWC Research Bulletin 140)
Metropolization in Central and Eastern Europe: Unequal Chances
(GaWC Research Bulletin 141)
Varsovie, une nouvelle métropole
(GaWC Research Bulletin 142)
 16 April 2004
GaWC Research Bulletin 139 posted: Transnational Work: Global Professional Labour Markets in Professional Service Accounting Firms
Revised version of GaWC Research Bulletin 128 added.
 15 April 2004
GaWC Research Bulletin 138 posted: Understanding London in a New Century
 5 April 2004
GaWC Research Bulletin 137 posted: Hierarchie européenne ou réseau mondial? Une analyse relationnelle de Paris et de Lyon
New research project added: Methodologies for Predicting the Future of Cities: Real Estate Perspectives on Future Global Cities
 30 March 2004
Two new GaWC Research Bulletins posted:
Triangulating the Borderless World: Geographies of Power in the Indonesia-Malaysia-Singapore Growth Triangle
(GaWC Research Bulletin 135)
The Territoriality of Pan-European Telecommunications Backbone Networks
(GaWC Research Bulletin 136)
 26 March 2004
New research project added: Brazilian Cities in the World City Network
 9 March 2004
Revised version of GaWC Research Bulletin 121 added.
 26 February 2004
New research project added: Exploring Depictions of the World City Network
 10 February 2004
GaWC Research Bulletin 134 posted: Material Spatialities of Cities and States
 3 February 2004
GaWC Research Bulletin 133 posted: Healthy Places, Healthy Spaces
 27 January 2004
GaWC Research Bulletin 132 posted: Global Cycles and Israel's Boom, Crisis and Signs of Revival of its Start-up Phenomenon
 26 January 2004
GaWC Research Bulletin 131 posted: Informal Sociality, Cosmopolitanism and Gender among Transnational Professionals: Unraveling some of the Linkages between the Global Economy and Civil Society
 14 January 2004
New research project added: Transformation and Urban Processes in Latin America
 12 January 2004
Four new GaWC Research Bulletins posted:
Funktionale Verflechtungen zwischen "Weltstädten" - zur Herausbildung eines globalen Städtesystems
(GaWC Research Bulletin 127)
Globalization of Architectural Practice
(GaWC Research Bulletin 128)
The Global Capacity of Belgium's Major Cities: Antwerp and Brussels Compared
(GaWC Research Bulletin 129)
The Shock of the New: 100 Concepts Describing Recent Urban Change
(GaWC Research Bulletin 130)
 7 January 2004
GaWC Annual Lecture 2004 posted: World Cities, Mega-Cities and Global Mega-City-Regions
2004


 19 December 2003
GaWC Annual Lecture 2004 announced.
 27 November 2003
GaWC Research Bulletin 126 posted: The Global Cities of Sub-Sahara Africa: Fact or Fiction?
 29 October 2003
GaWC Research Bulletin 125 posted: Porous Europe: European Cities in Global Urban Arenas
 27 October 2003
Three new GaWC Research Bulletins posted:
Pathways to Global City Formation: A View from the Developmental City-State of Singapore
(GaWC Research Bulletin 122)
City Wars or Cities of Peace: (Re)Integrating the Urban into Conflict Resolution
(GaWC Research Bulletin 123)
The Clustering of Financial Services in London
(GaWC Research Bulletin 124)
 4 September 2003
Atlas of Hinterworlds completed.
 18 August 2003
20 maps added to Atlas of Hinterworlds
 15 August 2003 Atlas of Economic Clusters in London added.
Call for Papers Cultural Globalization and the City, AAG 2004, posted.
GaWC Research Bulletin 121 posted: London and Frankfurt in Europe's Evolving Financial Centre Hierarchy
 11 August 2003 New Visualization section opened: Atlas of Hinterworlds
GaWC Research Bulletin 120 posted: In London's Long Shadow: Frankfurt in the European Space of Flows
 6 August 2003 GaWC Research Bulletin 119 posted: Geography of Global Civil Society: Non-governmental Organizations in the World City Network
 4 August 2003 New research project added: The Significance of Expatriate Clubs in Serving the 'Everyday' Business Needs of British Transnational Communities in Singapore
GaWC Research Bulletin 118 posted: Rethinking Globalisation and Urban Development: The Fortunes of Second-ranked Cities
 18 July 2003 New research project added: The Clustering of Broadcasting Firms and its Significance in London
 14 July 2003 GaWC Research Bulletin 117 posted: Actant Cities
 10 July 2003 Revised version of GaWC Research Bulletin 108 added.
 7 July 2003 Revised version of GaWC Research Bulletin 116 added.
 1 July 2003 Revised version of GaWC Research Bulletin 107 added.
 24 June 2003 Three new research projects added:
POLYNET: Sustainable Management of European Polycentric Mega-City Regions
Quantifying the World City Network
Measuring City Trajectories
 23 June 2003 GaWC Research Bulletin 116 posted: Regionality in the World City Network
 4 June 2003 GaWC Research Bulletin 115 posted: The Global Geography of Credit Ratings in Past and Present: Exploratory Steps
 3 June 2003 GaWC Research Bulletin 114 posted: Global Business Services in Moscow: Patterns of Involvement
 23 May 2003 GaWC Research Bulletin 113 posted: The Cliquishness of World Cities
 21 May 2003 GaWC Research Bulletin 112 posted: Zurich as a World City
Media Coverage updated.
 12 May 2003 GaWC Research Bulletin 111 posted: Apparatus of Capture: The Use of Deleuzian Thought and Actor Network Theory to Conceptualise Urban Power Relations
 6 May 2003 Revised version of GaWC Research Bulletin 88 added.
 2 May 2003 Three new GaWC Research Bulletins posted:
"Managing Across Borders": Knowledge Management and Expatriation in Professional Service Legal Firms
(GaWC Research Bulletin 108)
Transnational Elites in the City: British Highly-Skilled Migrants in New York City's Financial District
(GaWC Research Bulletin 109)
Going Global: A Comparison of Singapore and the Cities of UAE
(GaWC Research Bulletin 110)
 28 April 2003 GaWC Research Bulletin 107 posted: Homo Geographicus : A Geohistorical Manifesto for Cities
 14 April 2003 GaWC Research Bulletin 106 posted: Globalisierung, Stadt und Politik
 8 April 2003 Two new GaWC Research Bulletins posted:
Business Services in Transitional Economies: The Case of Russia
(GaWC Research Bulletin 104)
European Cities in the World City Network
(GaWC Research Bulletin 105)
 20 March 2003 Media Coverage updated.
 15 March 2003 Revised versions of GaWC Research Bulletins 75, 95 and 96 added.
 14 March 2003 Two new GaWC Research Bulletins posted:
Making Global Rules: Globalisation or Neoliberalisation?
(GaWC Research Bulletin 102)
Global City Formation in Latin America: Socioeconomic and Spatial Transformations in Mexico City and Santiago de Chile
(GaWC Research Bulletin 103)
 18 February 2003 Corporation of London Report Financial Services Clustering and its significance for London published.
 14 February 2003 GaWC Annual Lecture 2003 posted: The Globalization of Law
 12 February 2003 Two new research projects added:
Network Analysis of World City/Global Service Firms Data: an Exploratory Investigation
The Global Connectivity of US Cities: a Study of its Importance and Policy Relevance for 'Lower-level' Cities
 6 February 2003 GaWC Research Bulletin 101 posted: Emerging Nodes in the Global Economy: An Introduction
Media Coverage updated.
 22 January 2003 GaWC Research Bulletin 100 posted: Going for Gold: Globalizing the Olympics, Localizing the Games
 20 January 2003 Two new GaWC Research Bulletins posted:
Generating Data for Research on Cities in Globalization
(GaWC Research Bulletin 98)
Local Activity Patterns in a Global City - Analysing the Political Sector in Washington, DC
(GaWC Research Bulletin 99)
Revised version of GaWC Research Bulletin 91 added.
 3 January 2003 GaWC Annual Lecture 2003 announced.
 2 January 2003 A Brief Guide to Quantitative Data Collection at GaWC, 1997-2001 posted
GaWC Research Bulletin 97 posted: Beyond Friedmann's World City Hypothesis: Twenty-Two Urban Arenas Across the World
2003


 9 December 2002 GaWC Research Bulletin 96 posted: A World Geography of Global Media Cities
 2 December 2002 New section opened: GaWC Media Coverage
 26 November 2002 Revised version of GaWC Research Bulletin 77 added.
 12 November 2002 GaWC Research Bulletin 95 posted: World City Topologies
GaWC Practitioner Brief 5 posted: The Rise of Frankfurt? A Comparison between London and Frankfurt
 11 November 2002 GaWC Projects section updated.
 22 October 2002 Revised version of GaWC Research Bulletin 88 added.
 14 October 2002 GaWC Research Bulletin 94 posted: Introduction (World Cities in Poor Countries)
 8 October 2002 Two new research projects added:
A Connections Audit of the Greater Washington Region
Architecture and Globalization
 1 October 2002 Two new research projects added: Community, Immigration, and the Construction of Citizenship I and II; GaWC Research Group updated.
 23 September 2002 World City Research page updated.
 12 September 2002 GaWC Research Bulletin 93 posted: Getting Away with it? The Changing Geographies of the Global Super-Rich
 9 September 2002 Conference papers Comparing London and Frankfurt as World Cities posted.
 6 September 2002 Search engine added.
 20 August 2002 GaWC Research Bulletin 92 posted: Centres of Finance, Centres of Imagination: On Collective Memory and Cultural Identity in European Financial Market Places
 30 July 2002 Project description added: Globalization Beyond Moscow: An Audit of Chelyabinsk's External Relations
 8 July 2002 New research project added: Globalization Beyond Moscow: An Audit of Chelyabinsk's External Relations
Revised version of GaWC Research Bulletin 75 added.
 24 June 2002 Three new GaWC Research Bulletins posted:
Urban Hinterworlds Revisited
(GaWC Research Bulletin 89)
A Changing Image of Steel Giant: Chelyabinsk as an Example of Transformations in Post-Soviet Russia
(GaWC Research Bulletin 90)
Political Centrality in the State System: The Case of Europe
(GaWC Research Bulletin 91)
 20 June 2002 Three new postgraduate projects added.
 19 June 2002 GaWC Research Bulletin 88 posted: Hierarchical Tendencies and Regional Patterns in the World City Network: A Global Urban Analysis of 234 Cities
GaWC Practitioner Brief 4 posted: London in the World City Network
 12 June 2002 GaWC Research Bulletin 87 posted: A World of Regionalisms? Towards a US-UK Urban and Regional Policy Framework Comparison
 3 June 2002 Two new GaWC Research Bulletins posted:
Living on (Multipli)Cities of Times: The Case of the Randstad-Holland
(GaWC Research Bulletin 85)
R. Koolhaas New Logo for the EU
(GaWC Research Bulletin 86)
 27 May 2002 Two new research projects added:
Global Governance from Below: NGOs in World Cities
Advertising as a "Leading Industry" in Contemporary Globalization
GaWC Research Group updated.
 14 May 2002 GaWC Research Bulletin 84 posted: Spaces of Practice in the Geography of Contemporary Producer Service Business
 10 May 2002 Two new GaWC Research Bulletins posted:
Economic Globalization and IT Talent Flows: The Taipei/Shanghai/Silicon Valley Triangle
(GaWC Research Bulletin 82)
Dutch Hegemony and Contemporary Globalization
(GaWC Research Bulletin 83)
 3 May 2002 Links updated.
 26 April 2002 GaWC Research Bulletin 81 posted: Taking World Cities Literally: Urban Competition and the Spatialities of a Global Space of Flows
Revised version of GaWC Research Bulletin 71 added.
 22 April 2002 Revised versions of GaWC Research Bulletins 43 and 50 added.
 12 April 2002 New research project added: The Use of Fuzzy Classification Techniques for World City Network Analysis
 3 April 2002 New research project added: Moscow as a World City: Globalization and Urban Restructuring
 15 March 2002 Two new GaWC Research Bulletins posted:
US Science & the Fear of a Backlash
(GaWC Research Bulletin 79)
Global Media Cities in a Worldwide Urban Network
(GaWC Research Bulletin 80)
 6 March 2002 GaWC Practitioner Brief 3 posted: Finanzplätze London und Frankfurt - Partner im Wettbewerb?
 5 March 2002 Two new GaWC Research Bulletins posted:
A Geography of Global Change: Services and Cities, 2000-01
(GaWC Research Bulletin 77)
Globalization and the Corporate Geography of Cities in the Less-Developed World
(GaWC Research Bulletin 78)
GaWC Annual Lecture 2002 posted: Cities and Globalization
 27 February 2002 GaWC Research Bulletin 76 posted: Black Holes and Loose Connections in the Global Urban Network
 26 February 2002 Two new GaWC Research Bulletins posted:
Information Technologies in International Finance and the Role of Cities
(GaWC Research Bulletin 74)
Fuzzy Classifications in Large Geographical Databases: Towards an Assessment of the Network of World Cities
(GaWC Research Bulletin 75)
 8 February 2002 Research Report Amsterdam in a World City Network posted.
Revised versions of GaWC Research Bulletins 55 and 56 added.
 6 February 2002 GaWC Research Bulletin 73 posted: Settlement Systems: Past and Present
Revised versions of GaWC Research Bulletins 32 and 40 posted.
 5 February 2002 Revised version of GaWC Research Bulletin 48 posted.
 4 February 2002 GaWC on the Move and course Globalization and World Cities updated.
 22 January 2002 Revised version of GaWC Research Bulletin 71 posted.
 14 January 2002 Two new GaWC Research Bulletins posted:
World City Actor-Networks
(GaWC Research Bulletin 71)
The Impact of Globalization on the Boom and Crisis of Israel's High Tech Industry
(GaWC Research Bulletin 72)
 8 January 2002 GaWC Annual Lecture 2002 announced.
2002


 6 December 2001 GaWC Research Bulletin 70 posted: Globalisation, the New Economy and Regionalisation
 3 December 2001 GaWC Research Bulletin 69 posted: Global, National and Local (in a Century of British Geography)
 21 November 2001 Anglo-German Foundation Report Comparing London and Frankfurt as World Cities published.
GaWC Research Bulletin 68 posted: Immigration and the Global City Hypothesis: Towards an Alternative Research Agenda
Revised versions of GaWC Research Bulletins 43 and 50 posted.
 12 November 2001 Three new GaWC Research Bulletins posted:
Interurban Competition within the Circumstances Created by Global Capitalism
(GaWC Research Bulletin 65)
Metropolitan Information Producers and Services and their Relevance to Innovation Theory
(GaWC Research Bulletin 66)
ICT Infrastructure and Externalities Affecting Spatial Structures
(GaWC Research Bulletin 67)
Teaching modules World City Network and World Cities as an Inter-disciplinary Concept added.
 30 October 2001 Anglo-German Foundation conference on 'Comparing London and Frankfurt as World Cities' announced
 29 October 2001 Four new GaWC Research Bulletins posted:
World City Network Formation in a Space of Flows
(GaWC Research Bulletin 61)
London and Frankfurt as World Cities: Changing Local-Global Relations
(GaWC Research Bulletin 62)
Transnational Elite Communities in Global Cities: Connectivities, Flows and Networks
(GaWC Research Bulletin 63)
Marketing World Cities in a Global Space of Flows: Collaboration or Competition?
(GaWC Research Bulletin 64)
GaWC World City Commentaries on Manila, Miami and New York added.
 25 October 2001 New ESRC/Corporation of London project: The City of London and Research into Business Clusters
GaWC Research Bulletin 60 posted: London's Place in the World of Finance: A Supply-side Approach
 15 October 2001 Two new GaWC Research Bulletins posted:
West Asian/North African Cities in the World City Network: A Global Analysis of Dependence, Integration and Autonomy
(GaWC Research Bulletin 58)
Christaller for a Global Age: Redrawing the Urban Hierarchy
(GaWC Research Bulletin 59)
 8 October 2001 New GaWC Research Bulletin posted:
Tel Aviv, Israel - A World City in Evolution: Urban Development at a Deadend of the Global Economy
(GaWC Research Bulletin 57)
 21 September 2001 New GaWC Research Bulletin posted:
Diversity and Power in the World City Network
(GaWC Research Bulletin 56)
 10 September 2001 New GaWC Research Bulletin posted:
Multiple Globalizations: Regional, Hierarchical and Sector Articulations of Global Business Services through World Cities
(GaWC Research Bulletin 55)
 5 September 2001 New section opened: GaWC World City Commentaries with 23 newspaper features on Miami
 30 August 2001 Two new GaWC Research Bulletins posted:
Globalisation and Development Strategies for Istanbul
(GaWC Research Bulletin 53)
Rediscovering Cities & Urbanization in the 21st Century World-System
(GaWC Research Bulletin 54)
 23 August 2001 Data Set 10 added: The Relative Centrality of Cities Based upon Air Passenger Travel, 1977-1997
 20 August 2001 Two new GaWC Research Bulletins posted:
Reconstructing Space, Re-creating Memory: Sectarian Politics and Urban Development in Post-war Beirut
(GaWC Research Bulletin 51)
New Political Geographies 'Twixt Places and Flows
(GaWC Research Bulletin 52)
Research Group page updated.
 6 August 2001 GaWC Practitioner Brief 2 posted: Firms Still Love Expats
 12 July 2001 GaWC Research Bulletin 50 posted: Exploratory Analysis of the World City Network
New research project added: European Political Centers in the Age of the National State and Beyond: Capitals and Other International Cities Since 1800
Data Set 9 added: Cities Mentioned in Advertisements in The Economist
 4 July 2001 GaWC Research Bulletin 49 posted: World City Theory, Globalization and the Comparative-Historical Method: Reflections on Janet Abu-Lughod's Interpretation of Contemporary Urban Restructuring
 2 July 2001 GaWC Research Bulletin 48 posted: Beyond World Cities: Central America in a Global Space of Flows
 14 June 2001 GaWC Research Bulletin 47 posted: Corporate Cities - Urban Gateways or Gated Communities against the City? The Case of Lippo, Jakarta
 8 June 2001 Two new GaWC Research Bulletins posted:
"Going Global" and Wannabe World Cities: (Re)conceptualizing Regionalism in the Middle East
(GaWC Research Bulletin 45)
Locating Cities on Global Circuits
(GaWC Research Bulletin 46)
Revised version of GaWC Research Bulletin 43 posted.
GaWC Annual Lecture 2001 posted: Splintering Urbanism: Technological Mobilities and the Urban Condition
 28 May 2001 GaWC Research Bulletin 44 posted: Recasting World-Systems Analysis: City Networks for Nation-States
Revised version of GaWC Research Bulletin 20 posted.
 24 May 2001 New ESRC project: World City Network Formation: Global Connections Audit (2001-04) and Analysis (2000-04)
Revised version of GaWC Research Bulletin 6 posted.
 2 May 2001 Research Group and Network page updated.
 12 April 2001 Teaching module Global Cities and International Urbanization added.
 3 April 2001 GaWC Research Bulletin 43 posted: Measurement of the World City Network
 29 March 2001 Revised versions of GaWC Research Bulletins 18 and 30 posted.
 15 March 2001 New GaWC web address: http://www.lboro.ac.uk/gawc/
 14 March 2001 GaWC Research Bulletin 42 posted: The Expatriation Business and the Business of Expatriation
 22 February 2001 GaWC Research Bulletin 41 posted: From World Cities to Gateway Cities
 16 February 2001 New project funded by The Leverhulme Trust: Enhancing Research and Pedagogic Skills in GaWC
 12 February 2001 GaWC Annual Lecture 2001 announced.
GaWC Research Bulletin 40 posted: Geography/Globalization
Data Set 3 added: Randstad Cities: Surrogate Measures of Relations, 1970-95
Update of Research Group, Research Network, World City Research, On the Move and Pictorial Guide pages.
 2 February 2001 Data Set 5.1 added: Numbers of Lawyers in Foreign Offices of US Law Firms Arranged by Cities
 31 January 2001 GaWC Research Bulletin 39 posted: Being Economical with the Geography
 30 January 2001 New GaWC Research Bulletins posted:
The Politics of Flow: On Birmingham, Globalization and Competitiveness
(GaWC Research Bulletin 37)
World Cities in a World System
(GaWC Research Bulletin 38)
 12 January 2001 New research project added: The East Midlands Polycentric Urban Region: A Pilot Study
 10 January 2001 Launch of GaWC Mailing List: GaWC-i (GaWC-Intelligence)
Data Set 1 US Cities: Surrogate Measures of Relations, 1990 and
Data Set 5 US Cities: Law Firm Office Geographies, 1998 added.
2001


 8 December 2000 GaWC Research Bulletin 36 posted: Clustering of Economic Activities in Polycentric Urban Regions: The Case of the Randstad
 30 November 2000 Three new research projects added:
Amsterdam in the World City Network
Visualisation of the World City Network
Chicago in the World City Network (funded by The John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation)
GaWC Annual Lecture 1999 posted: The Spatiality and Temporality of Globalization
Revised versions of GaWC Research Bulletins 7, 23 and 28 posted.
GaWC on the Move updated.
 4 November 2000 Update: Research Group, World City Research and GaWC Inventory of World Cities.
 10 October 2000 Two new research projects added: Globalization and the Tropical World: The Restructuring of Singapore's Legal Services and The Globalization and Global Strategies of Toronto's Law Firms
Update of Research Group and GaWC on the Move pages.
 6 October 2000 Two new GaWC Research Bulletins posted:
World Cities and Territorial States under Conditions of Contemporary Globalization II: Looking Forward, Looking Ahead
(GaWC Research Bulletin 34)
Regionality within Globalization: What Does it Mean for Europe?
(GaWC Research Bulletin 35)
Revised version of GaWC Research Bulletin 28 posted.
 20 September 2000 Four new GaWC Research Bulletins posted:
A New World Map for the New Millennium
(GaWC Research Bulletin 30)
Visualizing a New Metageography: Explorations in World-City Space
(GaWC Research Bulletin 31)
World Cities and the Organization of Global Space
(GaWC Research Bulletin 32)
Metageographical Moments: A Geohistorical Interpretation of Embedded Statism and Globalization
(GaWC Research Bulletin 33)
 4 September 2000 GaWC Research Bulletin 29 posted: A Metageographical Argument on Modernities and Social Science
Data Set 8 World Cities: Regional Dimensions added.
 21 August 2000 GaWC Research Bulletin 28 posted: Relocating the Demos?
 12 August 2000 Practice Gateway into GaWC extended: New publication series GaWC Practitioner Briefs launched (See GaWC Practitioner Brief 1: London 1 New York 0).
 24 July 2000 GaWC Research Bulletin 27 posted: Expatriate Communities in Asia-Pacific Financial Centres: The Case of Singapore
 19 July 2000 GaWC Research Bulletin 26 posted: Globalization and the Rise of City-Regions
Research Gateway into GaWC modified. Update of Research Group and Network pages.
 5 July 2000 GaWC Research Bulletin 25 added: Is there a Europe of Cities? World Cities and the Limitations of Geographical Scale Analyses
Revised versions of GaWC Research Bulletins 13, 17 and 23 posted.
 12 June 2000 GaWC Research Bulletin 24 added: Different Paths of Urban Agglomeration in Spanish Regions: Evidence from 1960-2000
Revised version of GaWC Research Bulletin 21 posted.
Research Group and World City Research sections updated.
 6 April 2000 Data Set 6 World Cities and Global Firms and Data Set 7 Inter-city Matrices added.
Research Partnerships and Network section updated.
 27 March 2000 Teaching module Globalization and World Cities added.
GaWC on the Move updated.
 22 March 2000 New project funded by the Anglo-German Foundation: Comparing London and Frankfurt as World Cities
 9 March 2000 GaWC Annual Lecture 2000 posted: Global Cities and Developmental States: Understanding Singapore's Global Reach
 24 February 2000 Revised versions of GaWC Research Bulletins 2, 15 and 19 posted.
Links updated.
 28 January 2000 GaWC Annual Lecture 2000 announced.
GaWC Research Bulletin 23 posted: Specification of the World City Network
GaWC on the Move updated.
 19 January 2000 GaWC Research Bulletin 22 posted:
Negotiating Globalization, Transnational Corporations and Global City Financial Centres in Transient Migration Studies
 14 January 2000 GaWC Projects section updated:
New ESRC project: World City Network Formation in a Space of Flows
Other projects added:
World City Network: Data Matrix Construction and Analysis
The Regional Dimension in World City Network Formation
Istanbul: Gateway between East and West under Conditions of Contemporary Globalization?
 5 January 2000 Four new GaWC Research Bulletins posted:
Labour Market Restructuring and the East Asian Financial Crisis
(GaWC Research Bulletin 18)
Mexico City: The Making of a Global City?
(GaWC Research Bulletin 19)
Co-efficiency in World City Network Formation
(GaWC Research Bulletin 20)
The Pacific Rim as a Geographical Chaotic Conception
(GaWC Research Bulletin 21)
2000


 21 December 1999 GaWC Resources section opened: Cities in Europe - Europe of Cities: A Bibliography
(GaWC Resource 1).
Teaching module Global Cities and Society added.
 2 December 1999 Revised version of GaWC Research Bulletin 6 posted.
 25 November 1999 Two new GaWC Research Bulletins added:
The Spatial Order of European Cities under Conditions of Contemporary Globalization
(GaWC Research Bulletin 16)
The Study of "Urban Influence" under Conditions of Contemporary Globalization: Intensities of Service Provision by "Alpha" World Cities
(GaWC Research Bulletin 17)
 16 November 1999 Figures added to all Research Bulletins. See our Pictorial Guide for a sample, for details consult RB 1, RB 3, RB 4, RB 5, RB 6, RB 7, RB 9, RB 11, RB 13.
 29 October 1999 Introductory Gateway, Teaching Gateway and Practice Gateway into GaWC opened.
New on our research site: GaWC on the Move.
General update of GaWC website.
 25 October 1999 Revised and corrected version (B) of GaWC Research Bulletin 13.
 5 October 1999 Three new GaWC Research Bulletins added:
World Cities: A First Multivariate Analysis of their Service Complexes
(GaWC Research Bulletin 13)
Worlds of Large Cities: Pondering Castells' Space of Flows
(GaWC Research Bulletin 14)
Embedded Statism and the Social Sciences II: Geographies (and Metageographies) in Globalization
(GaWC Research Bulletin 15)
 9 September 1999 GaWC Sessions at the AAG Meeting 2000 added.
 27 August 1999 Links updated.
 28 July 1999 GaWC Research Bulletins 11 and 12 added: World City Network: A New Metageography? and
Which Britain? Which England? Which North? State, Nations, Regions, Cities ... and Globalization.
Revised versions of Research Bulletin 5 and Research Bulletin 7 added.
Links updated.
 12 July 1999 World City Research and World City Links pages updated. New links to official city websites added on our GaWC Inventory of World Cities page.
 29 June 1999 Launch of restructured GaWC website.