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Analyzing urban systems : have megacities become too large ? (English)

Abstract

The trend toward ever greater urbanization continues unabated across the globe. According to the United Nations, by 2025 closes to 5 billion people will live in urban areas. Many cities, especially in the developing world, are set to explode in size. ...  See More +

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  • Desmet, Klaus; Rossi-Hansberg, Esteban;
  • 2014/05/01
  • Policy Research Working Paper;
  • WPS6872
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  • The World RegionRest Of The WorldLatin America & CaribbeanEast Asia and Pacific
  • 2014/05/01
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  • Analyzing urban systems : have megacities become too large ?
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