Centre for Applied Research on Business and Economics

Hub Cities 2.0 for the 21st century


In recent years, cities such as Amsterdam have used the term hub city to define themselves in a global context. Hub cities are cities that play – or aspire to – a crucial role in the international and globalising economy. As such they form a hub, a ‘node’ of relevant traffic. What exactly is meant by this is open to different interpretations.

Reference Arbonés Aran, N. (2016). Hub Cities 2.0 for the 21st century. In V. Mamadouh, & A. van Wageningen (Eds.), Urban Europe: fifty tales of the city (pp. 105-110). Amsterdam University Press.

Publication date

Jan 2016


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