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The Global Cities Initiative aims to equip metropolitan leaders with the information, policy ideas and global connections they need to bolster their position within the global economy. The initiative combines the Brookings Institution's deep expertise in fact-based, metropolitan-focused research and JPMorgan Chase's longstanding commitment to investing in cities.

The Brookings Institution is a private non-profit organization. Its mission is to conduct high-quality, independent research and, based on that research, to provide innovative, practical recommendations for policymakers and the public. Support for the Global Cities Initiative was generously provided by JPMorgan Chase. Brookings recognizes that the value it provides is in its absolute commitment to quality, independence and impact.