Global Research of Cities : A Case of Chengdu by Peter Taylor, Pengfei Ni, Kai Liu

By Peter Taylor, Pengfei Ni, Kai Liu

This ebook, written by means of the nationwide imagine tank of China, provides a complete research of the major components and distinct features in Chengdu’s improvement right into a international urban. to take action, it adopts either exterior and inner views: externally, it highlights Chengdu’s agglomeration and linkage that allows you to establish the variations in its total improvement compared to different international towns. Internally, it explores the habit of businesses in the urban because the root rationale for city improvement. The authors examine how companies develop and advertise the agglomeration, linkage and variety of towns within the development procedure, supporting readers comprehend the contribution of companies to city improvement.

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5, that is, Guangzhou and Shenzhen are not present. But this allows Chongqing to rise to fourth place, not Chengdu. Although its rank improved slightly (to ninth), Chengdu is still in a middle position. This is further evidence that Chengdu’s business services connectivity is nothing special. 3 illustrating Chengdu’s air passenger connections. In addition, this shows that nearby Chongqing is developing these important connections, while Chengdu is not. 11, we turn to analyze the relationship between two cities, showing the business services relationship between Chengdu and other cities.

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3. Finally, what is the specific development situation of companies in Chengdu? Are they developing comprehensively? How are the various key factors associated with company growth expressed in specific company behavior? This is the key to understanding the features of Chengdu’s development. Answering this question also allows us to compare the commonalities and unique features of enterprises. In this way we have a clear outline for the research strategy employed in this study: • Phase I: Analysis of statistical data • Phase II: Social research • Phase III: Case studies based on statistical research.

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