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As Estruturas Urbanas Do Brasil: Uma Análise A Partir Do Tamanho Das Cidades

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  • Ricardo Machado Ruiz
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    The literature on urban economics usually point up the developing countries as those ones with urban structure extremely concentrated and unequal, and the developed countries as those countries with a better distribution of cities. This paper compares the national and state urban structures of two countries: the USA, a developed country, and Brazil, a developing country. In the Brazilian case, the regional urban structures are also analyzed.

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    Paper provided by ANPEC - Associação Nacional dos Centros de Pósgraduação em Economia [Brazilian Association of Graduate Programs in Economics] in its series Anais do XXXII Encontro Nacional de Economia [Proceedings of the 32th Brazilian Economics Meeting] with number 122.

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