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Posted on Thursday, March 20, 2014 - 16:24
Urbanization is the degree of or increase in urban character or nature. It may refer to a geographical area combining urban and rural parts, or to the transformation of an individual locality from less to more urban. The term can describe a condition at a specific time, namely the proportion of total population or area in urban localities or areas ( cities and towns), or the increase of this... Read more
Posted on Tuesday, March 4, 2014 - 08:56
Urbanisation and GDP per capita are positively correlated across countries. However, when the sample is restricted to developing countries, urbanisation and growth are more loosely related – particularly in Africa. This research argues that the low share of manufacturing in developing-country cities may help to explain this discrepancy. Strengthening urban finances, embracing technology,... Read more

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