Please use this identifier to cite or link to this item: http://hdl.handle.net/10419/54109
Authors: 
Overman, Henry G.
Venables, Anthony J.
Year of Publication: 
2010
Series/Report no.: 
Working paper // World Institute for Development Economics Research 2010,26
Abstract: 
This paper reviews the literature on the forces driving urbanization in developing countries. It presents a model outlining how globalization can lead to the evolution of an urban structure which may approximate Zipf's law. Policy implications are outlined.
Subjects: 
urbanization
globalization
agglomeration
city systems
JEL: 
O10
O18
R10
R12
ISBN: 
978-92-9230-261-0
Document Type: 
Working Paper

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