排名之谜

巴黎—上个月,直布罗陀迎来了令人兴奋的消息。由伦敦Z/Yen咨询公司发布的最新全球金融中心指数(Global Financial Centres Index ,GFCI)披露,直布罗陀在排名中的上升势头比其他上榜者更快更猛——从2013年9月上一版报告发布以来上升了17位,从70位升到53位。

我可以想象直布罗陀人的兴奋,在英国海军基地撤销、西班牙自顾不暇的时候,金融服务对就业来说至关重要。而我还可以想见,很多百慕大人肯定非常痛心,因为百慕大排名下降得与直布罗陀上升的一样快——整整16位,今年跌至56位。

当然,也有可能直布罗陀和百慕大都不会在意这一结果,或者为谁更重要大吵一架。但无论如何,现在世界对排名榜的热衷是无可置疑的。你几乎可以找到每一种人类活动的排名。

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