CITB02H3 Chapter Notes - Chapter pp. 650-658: Saskia Sassen, Global City, Economic Globalization
The city reader - the impact of the new technologies and globalization on. She argues that globalization is both concentrating and simultaneously dispersing activity at the global, national, and metropolitan levels: at the global scale, economic power is increasingly concentrated in cities like. New york, london, and tokyo: but cities as disperse as mexico city, taipei, bangkok, buenos aires, sao paulo, York, tokyo, and other global cities affect not only the residents of these cities, but jobs, wages, and the economic health of cities as dispersed around the globe as kuala. If financial analysts advise their corporate clients that argentina"s economy is weakening and lawyers inform them that legal reforms in china present new opportunities for super profits, the corporations may pull billions of dollars out of. In advanced, metropolitan areas today there is often no longer a single, clearly demarcated cbd. In some cities, something close to a classic cbd still exists (e. g. , new york"s.