Introduction: population migration and urbanization in developing countries.

  title={Introduction: population migration and urbanization in developing countries.},
  author={Ryo Kojima},
  journal={The Developing economies},
  volume={34 4},
  • Ryo Kojima
  • Published 1996 in The Developing economies
This introductory article discusses the correlation between migration and rapid urbanization and growth in the largest cities of the developing world. The topics include the characteristics of urbanization, government policies toward population migration, the change in absolute size of the rural population, and the problems of maintaining megacities. Other articles in this special issue are devoted to urbanization patterns in China, South Africa, Iran, Korea and Taiwan as newly industrialized… CONTINUE READING