Tianjin 2008: Mega-Regions: Driving Growth and Innovation globally

Mega-Regions: Driving Growth and Innovation Globally

Recent research shows that 40 mega-regions, each including several cities, create "two-thirds of global economic output and more than 85% of all global innovation".

How does this notion of mega-regions change business and policy decisions with respect to global competitiveness?

Michael D. Antonovich, Los Angeles County Supervisor, USA Steve Dobbs, Senior Group President, Fluor Corporation, USA Christian Sautter, Deputy Mayor of Paris, Economic Development and International Attractiveness, France Heizo Takenaka, Director, Global Security Research Institute, Keio University, Japan; Member of the Foundation Board of the World Economic Forum. The session was moderated by James S. Turley, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, Ernst & Young, USA.