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Studies and Reports  What Are Big Cities Hungry for? Tomorrow's Food and Beverage Trends

Llopis, Jaume; Gifra, Júlia; Pasamón, Fernando The world's largest cities are "the best testing grounds" to understand and enter regional markets. This is according to IESE's fifth annual Vademecum on Food and Beverage Markets, which homes in on the trends and tastes of 25 global cities. Read article

Studies and Reports  Europe and U.S. Dominate 2017 Ranking of World's "Smartest" Cities

Berrone, Pascual; Ricart, Joan Enric New York is the "smartest" city in the world, followed by London and Paris. Ranked by IESE's Cities in Motion Index, select European and North American cities excel; but for many, social cohesion remains an unresolved issue. Read article

Research Papers  Globesity: Connecting Globalization and Obesity

Costa-Font, Joan; Mas, Núria Thanks to globalization, the world may seem smaller, but the people in it are actually getting larger. Obesity is a pandemic, and the social aspects of globalization may be to blame, according to a paper by Joan Costa-Font and Núria Mas. Read article

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