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On the urbanization of poverty

Martin Ravallion

On the urbanization of poverty

by Martin Ravallion

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Published in World Bank, Development Research Group, Poverty .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Developing countries
    • Subjects:
    • Urban poor -- Econometric models.,
    • Rural poor -- Developing countries -- Econometric models.,
    • Poverty -- Econometric models.,
    • Urbanization -- Econometric models.

    • About the Edition

      The poor urbanize faster than the population as a whole. But experience across countries suggests that a majority of the poor will still live in rural areas long after most people in the developing world live in urban areas.

      Edition Notes

      StatementMartin Ravallion.
      GenreEconometric models.
      SeriesPolicy research working paper ;, 2586, Policy research working papers (Online) ;, 2586.
      ContributionsWorld Bank. Development Research Group. Poverty.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHG3881.5.W57
      The Physical Object
      FormatElectronic resource
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3669208M
      LC Control Number2002616013

        Urbanization, Poverty and Environment in the 21st Century. The New Global Frontier. The principal theme that runs through this volume is the need to transform urbanization into a positive force for development. Part I of this book reviews the demography of the urban transition, stressing the importance of benefi cial rural-urban connections Cited by: Urbanization, Migration, and Poverty in a Vietnamese Metropolis presents the results of a major interdisciplinary research project that gathered data on more than one thousand households in Ho Chi Minh City over a three-year period, and on migration flows at the urban destination and in four sending communities in different regions of Vietnam.

      Harris Selod, Senior Economist, The World Bank. Harris Selod is a Senior Economist with the Development Research Group of the World Bank. His current research focuses on urban development, including issues related to transport and land use, as well as land tenure, land markets and the political economy of the land sector in developing countries, with a specific . Much of his work focuses on urbanization in Africa and he has authored and co-authored numerous books and edited volumes including African Film: Re-Imagining a Continent (), Cities, Poverty, and Development: Urbanization in the Third World (with Alan Gilbert, ), and Urbanisation and Social Change in West Africa (with William G. Flanagan.

      The principal theme that runs through this volume is the need to transform urbanization into a positive force for development. Part I of this book reviews the demography of the urban transition, stressing the importance of benefi cial rural-urban connections and challenging commonly held misconceptions. Despite all this growth, the degree of urbanization still varies around the world (see Figure "Percentage of World Population Living in Urban Areas"). In general, wealthy nations are more urban than poor nations, thanks in large part to the latter’s rural economies. Still, urbanization in poor nations is proceeding rapidly.


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