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Ethiopia's spatial and structural transformation: Public policy and drivers of change

@inproceedings{Schmidt2018EthiopiasSA,
  title={Ethiopia's spatial and structural transformation: Public policy and drivers of change},
  author={Emily Schmidt and Paul Dorosh and Mekamu Kedir Jemal and Jennifer Smart},
  year={2018}
}
This paper evaluates Ethiopia’s urbanization trend during the last four decades, while also considering Ethiopia’s structural transformation and recent public investments to promote greater industrialization within the country. Ethiopia’s urban population grew 4.2 percent per year between 1994 and 2015, far outpacing the overall population growth rate of 2.5 percent. Compared to the urban growth rate of Africa (3.5 percent per year), Ethiopia experienced a 20 percent faster urban population… 
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