MasterCard Index: Charting the World’s Destination Cities

The leading cities of the world are the very nodal hubs that knit the global economy together. Dr. Yuwa Hedrick-Wong discusses the purpose of the MasterCard Index of Global Destination Cities -- which looks at visitor arrivals and expenditures in cities across five regions - and discusses some of the key themes of the Index including the impact of emerging markets and the role cities play in globalization.