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نویسندگان [English]چکیده [English]
This paper begins with definition and classification of Advanced producer services (APS), continuing from a geographical point of view, emphasizes on spatial behavior of APS within Tehran Municipality regions. To determine the meta-national placement of Tehran metropolis within the world cities network, the corporate geography of APS analyzes Tehran consisted of 22 municipal areas. The analysis of data collected from 200 firms out of 2000, including questionnaire, interviews and published documents reveal the following findings: First, Tehran is a national command and control center of APS sector in Iran. Second; Tehran has a very weak status in connection with World Cities Network by means of APS functions and it is not a world city yet. Finally, from the spatial organization point of view, APS has formed a new geography of corporate economy-based during the last two decadesin Tehran (i.e., 'Tehran Corporate Services District'), which is different from the conventional CBD of the city.