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Cities of the future Cities of the future - global competition, local leadership Contents Part 1 Cities of the future Executive summary 1 Chapter 1 The vision for cities 7 Chapter 2 The way to the future in cities 13 Chapter 3 Managing capitals 27 Chapter 4 Capitals, the key issues 37 Intellectual and social capital 38 Democratic capital I am the author of "Ghost Cities of China," a book which chronicles the two and a half years I spent in China's under-populated new cities and . Cities are the laboratories where the most innovative ideas for surviving in the future can be tested. These 10–from New York to Tokyo to Bogota–were just awarded City Climate Leadership. Nearly two months ago, I left Beijing, a major city in China in which I lived for 18 years, and came to a rural town called South Hadley where I go to college. This is a huge change for me, not only with respect to the cultural gap between the US and China, but also the difference between living in a city versus a small town.
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