These 3 cities were voted 'best in the world'

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Ask people around the world where they would like to live or visit, and they will likely answer one of these three cities.

A new study places London as the best city in the world for quality of life and economic opportunity, followed by Paris and New York. PWC, a consulting firm questioned 5200 people from 16 different countries.

The participants were described as an equal mix of "informed elites", "high income consumers", "senior business decision makers", and adults over 18 from the "general population."

Participants were questioned about their perceptions on the social, economic, and political issues facing 30 international cities.

London took the top spot for its well developed infrastructure and legal system, and the city's connection to the rest of the world. Education is another attribute that participants praised.

Strong points for Paris are it's reputation for being a trendsetter, and it's influence on world culture. It also came in the top 3 for entertainment and food.

New York City rounded out the top three because of its economic leadership and easy access to capital. New York lost points because of the high cost of living and and traffic congestion.

Though London does come out on top, it's important to note these polls were taken before the controversial Brexit vote.

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