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Title:Evolving city systems PDF Logo
Authors:Overman, Henry G.
Venables, Anthony J.
Issue Date: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
Appears in Collections:WIDER Working Papers, United Nations University (UNU)

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