Can Cities or Towns Drive African Development? Economy-wide Analysis for Ethiopia and Uganda
AbstractRapid urbanization is an important characteristic of African development and yet the structural transformation debate focuses on agriculture.s relative merits without also considering the benefits from urban agglomeration. As a result, African governments
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urbanization; rural development; growth; poverty; CGE model; Africa;
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