Global MetroMonitor 2012

With many factors at play, the global economic recovery slowed in 2012 and the world’s largest metropolitan economies had different growth experiences. Notably, metros in many developing countries saw great economic expansion while some metros in the U.S. and parts of Europe continued to struggle. Associate Fellow Emilia Istrate explains the findings of the Global MetroMonitor 2012 and its examination of key trends affecting economic growth in the world’s largest metros.