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Global Fridays: A dearth of dynamism?

Dec 10, 2010
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The Atlantic’s Derek Thompson recently compiled a photographic slideshow of the 30 most dynamic cities in the world using data from Brookings on growth in employment and income. Austin Texas is the only U.S. city to make the cut with the vast majority coming from Asia and Latin America. Montreal is the only other North American city on the list. What do you think of this listing? Is this the best way to measure dynamism?

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