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Understanding the developing metropolis : lessons from the city study of Bogotá and Cali, Colombia

Author: Rakesh Mohan
Publisher: New York : Published for the World Bank by Oxford University Press, ©1994.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This volume from the City Study analyses the structure of Bogota and Cali by modelling different markets and the behaviour of individuals, households, firms, and governments within these markets.  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Rakesh Mohan
ISBN: 019520882X 9780195208825
OCLC Number: 123253043
Description: xvii, 324 pages : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm
Contents: 1. Introduction --
2. The Spatial Structure of Cities in Developing Countries --
3. Growth and the Changing Structure of Bogota and Cali --
4. Poverty, Distribution of Income, and Growth --
5. Workers and Their Earnings --
6. Firms and Their Location Behavior --
7. Shelter in a Growing City --
8. Autos, Taxis, Buses, and Busetas: The Importance of Choice in Urban Transport --
9. Urban Government and Finances --
10. Coping with City Growth.
Responsibility: Rakesh Mohan.

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