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Gold mining and proto-urbanization : recent evidence from Ghana (English)

Abstract

Central place theory predicts that agglomeration can arise from external shocks. This paper investigates whether gold mining is a catalyst for proto-urbanization in rural Ghana. Using cross-sectional data, the analysis finds that locations within 10 kilometers...  See More +

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  • Fafchamps, Marcel; Koelle, Michael Rene; Shilpi, Forhad J.;
  • 2015/06/30 09:45:02
  • Policy Research Working Paper;
  • WPS7347
  • 1
  • 1
  • Ghana
  • Africa
  • 2015/06/30 09:38:18
  • Disclosed
  • Gold mining and proto-urbanization : recent evidence from Ghana
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