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January 28, 2006

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Place branding and the economic impact of innovation are two topics of continuing interest to urban leaders. This week's guests will tell us about the latest developments in both fields.

Simon Anholt, one of the world's leading specialists in creating brand strategies for nations and cities, returns to give us the results of the new . Stay with us to find out which cities came out on top and which ones fell to the bottom.

Rob Atkinson has been tracking the "new economy" since its inception. As director of the , Rob's new uncovers the impact of innovation on economic cycle and why it calls for a new public policy response.

We'll talk to Simon Anholt and Rob Atkinson on the next Smart City.

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