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For India’s rural poor, growing towns matter more than growing cities (English)

Abstract

It is theoretically ambiguous whether growth of cities matters more to the rural poor than growth of towns. This paper empirically examines whether growth of India’s secondary towns or big cities mattered more to recent rural poverty reduction, noting...  See More +

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  • Gibson, John; Datt, Gaurav; Murgai, Rinku; Ravallion, Martin;
  • 2017/03/01 05:34:01
  • Working Paper (Numbered Series);
  • 125650
  • 1
  • 1
  • India
  • South Asia
  • 2018/04/24 05:33:52
  • Disclosed
  • For India’s rural poor, growing towns matter more than growing cities
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