Centre for Economic Transformation| CET

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.

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Jan 2016


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