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We measure the performance of more than 40 cities globally distributed, using a a relevant set of indicators to asses their performance in terms of economic dynamics, creativity, livability (including social conditions and environmental aspects), connectivity and sustainable development. We identify how these different aspects determine the variations in the resident population and tourism demand.

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We provide a unique international analysis comprising a large number of global metropolitan areas and including a wide set of indicators to measure their performance. It can be inspiring for contemporary urban studies and policies.

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This page is a summary of: The smart city as a common place for tourists and residents: A structural analysis of the determinants of urban attractiveness, Cities, November 2017, Elsevier, DOI: 10.1016/j.cities.2017.11.007.
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