OPENCities Monitor 2012
The OPENCities Monitor is a new city benchmark developed by BAK Basel Economics on behalf of the British Council. The OPENCities Monitor is a unique collaboration and learning tool to measure city openness, defined as “the capacity of a city to attract international populations and to enable them to contribute to the future success of the city”.
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Advantages of openness
Seeks to identify the extent to which agendas have been orchestrated within a select group of case study cities.
This book deals with the role openness has to foster internationalisation and the wider internationalisation process.
Cities are all different and such difference must be recognised, there are some distinctive aspects for city development.
There are a number of different ways to define urban population diversity including, linguistics, birthplace, ancestry, age, gender...