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Sustainable Urban Development In India: Some Issues

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  • Basudha Chattopadhyay

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This paper aims at discussing some of the important issues relating to sustainable urban form that would lead to sustainable urban development with possible references to India. The paper is based on available literature and secondary data. The study discusses the compact city debate and also explains the concepts and possibilities of multi-modal urban region as a city form. [Discussion Paper No.5]

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  • Basudha Chattopadhyay, 2009. "Sustainable Urban Development In India: Some Issues," Working Papers id:2289, eSocialSciences.
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    1. Todaro, Michael P, 1969. "A Model for Labor Migration and Urban Unemployment in Less Developed Countries," American Economic Review, American Economic Association, vol. 59(1), pages 138-148, March.
    2. Angus Deaton and Jean Drèze & Jean Drèze, 2002. "Poverty and Inequality in India: A Reexamination," Working papers 107, Centre for Development Economics, Delhi School of Economics.
    3. Lall, Somik V. & Selod, Harris & Shalizi, Zmarak, 2006. "Rural-urban migration in developing countries : a survey of theoretical predictions and empirical findings," Policy Research Working Paper Series 3915, The World Bank.
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    sustainable; urban; development; India; secondary data; city; region; population; social infrastructure; transportation; employment; shelter; basic services; Millennium Development Goals; climate change; environmental; social; equity;

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