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Launch: Upward and Outward Growth

January 31, 2019

By analyzing data from the Atlas of Expansion, Oxford Economics Dataset, and the UN’s City Prosperity Index, this working paper by Anjali Mahendra and Karen Seto considers the implications of urban expansion with an emphasis on “struggling” and “emerging” cities. It discusses the role land markets and policies have and the importance of ensuring availability of serviced land for urban development. (Photo:Valeria Gelman/WRI)

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