Calgary ranks as one of world’s richest cities, but oil fallout looms

In 2014 Calgary ranked as one of the world’s richest cities, but that ranking is almost certain to slip this year as a result of the oil price drop.

In a study of the world’s 300 largest cities, released Thursday by the Washington-based Brookings Institution, Calgary came 14th in the measure of GDP per capita, at $64,540 (U.S.). At the top of the list was Zurich, at $82,410, and Oslo, at $82,040.

Read this interesting article HERE.

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