Political economy constraints for urban development (GSDRC Helpdesk Research Report 1207)

Abstract

Query

What are the principal political economy constraints to promoting more functional, inclusive and economically viable urban areas? What are main gaps in evidence and knowledge on the extent of these constraints and how they should be best tackled?

Overview

This rapid review identifies literature on principal political economy constraints to promoting functional, inclusive and economically viable urban areas. It focuses on experiences in developing countries. It provides an overview of the available knowledge, and lists the main gaps and recommendations for future research.

Citation

Carter, B. Political economy constraints for urban development (GSDRC Helpdesk Research Report 1207). Governance and Social Development Resource Centre, University of Birmingham, Birmingham, UK (2015) 13 pp.

Political economy constraints for urban development (GSDRC Helpdesk Research Report 1207)

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