The Urban Challange
AbstractTomorrow's world will be an urban world. The ongoing urbanization process represents, both in scale and consequence, an unprecedented phenomenon in the history of making. Not only will the majority of the world's population live in an urban environment, but big mega-cities continue to grow, and in the political arena, cities are becoming key actors in the national and global societies.
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Bibliographic InfoPaper provided by World Institute for Development Economics Research in its series Research Paper with number 96_3.
Length: 71 pages
Date of creation: 1996
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Postal: United Nations University; World Institute for Development Economics Research, Katajanokanlaituri 6B, 00160 Helsinki
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URBAN AREAS; ECONOMIC GROWTH; POPULATION;
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