Wednesday, August 29, 2012

Urbanization: comparing India and China

"Is China more urban because it is richer, or is China richer because it has pursued urbanisation more vigorously? [...] The Chinese government appears to be saying to its rural folk: we promise you a manufacturing job, but you are not free. In contrast, India is telling its rural citizens: you are free to move, but we can’t promise you a job."

Source: "Moving to the city"


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