This companion volume to the ""2009 World Development Report"" comprises twenty papers authored by noted Asian scholars. These studies highlight how, throughout East Asia, spatial considerations have influenced Government policies at the national, regional, and local levels. The book highlights many examples of how the new economic geography is reshaping development objectives: from initiatives to foster growth via enhanced agglomeration and improved local connectivity to the world economy, to special decentralization programs that channel resources to lagging regions.
Publisher: World Bank Publications
Number of pages: 408
Weight: 862 g
Dimensions: 264 x 201 x 20 mm
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