Urbanization in developing countries: an overview of the economic and policy issues in the 1990s.

@article{Pugh1995UrbanizationID,
  title={Urbanization in developing countries: an overview of the economic and policy issues in the 1990s.},
  author={Coleen Pugh},
  journal={Cities},
  year={1995},
  volume={12 6},
  pages={381-98}
}
Cedric Pugh argues that past efforts to tackle rapid urbanization and its related problems and constraints have been inadequate, and that the rate and scale of likely urbanization over the next couple of decades pose challenges which require very different and innovative approaches. The bulk of his paper describes the evolution of policy over the past 30 years within the World Bank, the International Monetary Fund, the UN Development Program, and the UN Center for Human Settlements, the leading… CONTINUE READING

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