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Note+ Urbanism and economic development, Cities and Developments

Objective:

whether the city expansion could bring the economical growth of the nation, or on the contrary, the economical growth drives the urbanisation such as population centeration?

In which are those the factors in city development?



1. Although there are examples from the processes of industrialisation and urbanisation run parallel in Europe, there is no correlation between levels of urbanisation and subsequent rate of economic growth supporting the theory.

2.  opposite example: non economic forces driving urbanisation-> more urban dwellers, can it be regarded as over-urbanised?

3. excessive urban concentration can have a negative impact on a nation's economic productivity. (due to efficiency and equility) but studies show that it is usually the primitive sign of economical growth, at the same time having more tendency appearing in non-domoestic countries because of political power magnetic effects.

4. Cities as engines of growth - urbanisation economies. A subclass of exte…