Why poor people stay poor: urban bias in world development
Argues that the greatest division in the world today is the economic gap between urban and rural areas in the developing countries and sets forth approaches to improving the conditions of the world's most impoverished peoples
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The coexistence of poverty and development
What is urban bias and is it to blame?
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