The 10 Most Economically Powerful Cities in the World

By The Editors
Here are the ten most economically powerful cities in the world, as selected by Richard Florida in his survey of surveys on global metro powerhouses. Check back in the coming days, as we count down to one with profiles of each city on this list, starting with number 10.

10. Zurich
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9. Los Angeles
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8. Shanghai
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7. Singapore
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6. Chicago
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5. Paris
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4. Hong Kong
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3. Tokyo
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2. London
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1. New York
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