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Urbanization Economic Stress

Another Urban Myth

Carolyn S. Miles | Posted 02.10.2013 | Impact
Carolyn S. Miles

Whether it is the result of floods, drought, war or the search for a job, children and families are leaving their rural homes in droves to seek a better life in the city, making the pace of urbanization in Africa the fastest in the world.

Urbanization Interrupted: Economic Stress and Investing in the Well-being of the Global Megacity

Joseph F. Coughlin | Posted 07.09.2012 | World
Joseph F. Coughlin

There is little question that with enough imagination, technology, money, and political will, cities can continue to be vibrant places to live as their populations grow. But what happens when the principal driver of urbanization (economic opportunity and growth) stalls?