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From farm to firm [electronic resource] : rural-urban transition in developing countries / Nora Dudwick ... [et al.].

Author/Creator:
Dudwick, Nora.
Publication:
Washington, D.C. : World Bank, c2011.
Series:
Wiley finance series.
Wiley finance series
Format/Description:
Government document
Book
1 online resource (256 p.)
Subjects:
Rural-urban migration -- Developing countries.
Form/Genre:
Electronic books.
Language:
English
Summary:
The process of rural-urban transformation presents both opportunities and challenges for development. If managed effectively, it can result in growth that benefits everyone; if managed poorly, it can lead to stark welfare disparities and entire regions cut off from the advantages of agglomeration economies. The importance of rural-urban transition has been confirmed by two consecutive World Development Reports: WDR 2008 Agriculture for Development; and WDR 2009 Reshaping Economic Geography. Focusing on Sub-Saharan Africa and South Asia, this book picks up where the WDRs left off, investigating
Contents:
pt. 1. Global, national, and local perspectives on urbanization and inclusive growth : examples from Africa
pt. 2. Managing the rural-urban transformation : examples from South Asia.
Notes:
Description based upon print version of record.
Includes bibliographical references and index.
ISBN:
1-283-13426-8
9786613134264
0-8213-8640-9
OCLC:
742514647
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