By commission from the Metropolis Secretariat General, the Evolution of Institutions Observatory at Barcelona’s Pompeu Fabra University carried out a comparative study on the governance of large cities. The chosen cities were Barcelona, Buenos Aires, London, Montreal, Mexico City, Paris, Rio de Janeiro and Seoul.
Project manager: Dr. Enric Argullol i Murgadas
Summary: I. Metropolitan Phenomenon and Institutional Response – II. Relations and Tensions – III. Organizational Options – IV. Metropolitan Powers – V. Organization of the Territory – VI. Financial Aspects – VII Final Considerations