Urbanization and development in sub-Saharan Africa

@article{Njoh2003UrbanizationAD,
  title={Urbanization and development in sub-Saharan Africa},
  author={A. Njoh},
  journal={Cities},
  year={2003},
  volume={20},
  pages={167-174}
}
  • A. Njoh
  • Published 2003
  • Geography
  • Cities
Data from the United Nations Development Programme’s (UNDP) Human Development Report and the World Bank’s World Development Report are employed to test the hypothesis of a positive link between urbanization and development in sub-Saharan Africa. Level of urbanization is defined as the percentage of a country’s population in cities with at least 20,000 inhabitants. Development is operationalized in terms of the human development index (HDI). Results from correlation and t-test analyses confirm… Expand
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