Hong Kong as a World City: Assessing Its Attractiveness to Global Talent

The world economy today operates on a high degree of integration. Trade, investments and diffusion of technologies are now global. A growing proportion of the world’s workforce depends on faraway markets, sources of capital and know-how. At the same time, the world’s best human resource talent is becoming increasingly mobile. One of the great competitiveness battles among economies is over creative talent. Since competitiveness and creativity go hand in hand, a sign of a city’s attractiveness is the extent of flow of people wanting to visit and relocate to it……