The Global City: Enabling Economic Intermediation and Bearing Its Costs

@article{Sassen2016TheGC,
  title={The Global City: Enabling Economic Intermediation and Bearing Its Costs},
  author={Saskia Sassen},
  journal={City \& Community},
  year={2016},
  volume={15},
  pages={97 - 108}
}
  • S. Sassen
  • Published 1 June 2016
  • Economics
  • City & Community
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