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The future of city leadership

High Line Park in New York City (credit: David Berkowitz/CC BY 2.0)

Guest post by Professor Robin Hambleton. Mayors and civic leaders from around the world shared their ideas on the future of city leadership at the City Leadership Summit in October. How to lead place-based innovation emerged as a major theme.