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Misplaced Perceptions of Urban Development beyond ‘the West’

By Renard Teipelke “I was so negatively surprised: This city looks exactly like a city in Europe or the US.” (…) “I couldn’t believe how they can do so much wrong – it is so different from our cities.” I … Continue reading

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Global Second Row-Status as a City’s Advantage?!

by Renard Teipelke In my last article, I wrote about Frankfurt’s high ranking amongst German cities with regard to locational qualities, and I discussed the city’s high livability. While reasons for the good ranking of Frankfurt are found quickly, the … Continue reading

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Frankfurt at the top; again.

by Renard Teipelke Before I actually start with the topic, I would like to contend: Once a city is at the top of statistical economic rankings, it is in a quite good position to stay there. Just refer to New … Continue reading

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