Age of agglomerations. New world map

MUF 2017
06 July
The world's 600 largest cities generate 50% of the global GDP and serve as the most efficient platform for developing business, human capital assets and science, thereby constantly expanding their area of influence. New emerging territorial entities - urban agglomerations - are becoming the next logical step in the development of global megacities. By concentrating talents and resources, big agglomerations are growing rapidly and serving as major global and national economic drivers, noticeably transforming the world map. ? How does the global agglomeration development trend influence the economic, political and social map of the world? ? What factors drive the effective growth of an agglomeration? ? What strategic spatial development vectors should Moscow and Russia choose?