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Structural change and prospects for urbanization in Asian countries

Gavin W. Jones

Structural change and prospects for urbanization in Asian countries

by Gavin W. Jones

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Published by East-West Center in Honolulu, Hawaii .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Asia.
    • Subjects:
    • Urbanization -- Asia.,
    • City planning -- Asia.,
    • Regional planning -- Asia.,
    • Rural development -- Asia.,
    • Population forecasting -- Asia.

    • Edition Notes

      Bibliography: p. 39-46.

      StatementGavin W. Jones.
      SeriesPapers of the East-West Population Institute ;, no. 88
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHT147.A2 J66 1983
      The Physical Object
      Paginationv, 46 p. ;
      Number of Pages46
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3174049M
      ISBN 100866380477
      LC Control Number83016373
      OCLC/WorldCa9826501

      Structural change and prospects for urbanization in Asian countries / Gavin W. Jones. HT A2 J66 Beyond metropolis: the planning and governance of Asia's mega-urban regions / . The first volume includes the papers on general urbanization topics, including population distribution policies, intermediate cities, and structural change and prospects for future urbanization. It also presents a section of case studies on selected southeastern Asian countries, including Indonesia, the Philippines, Thailand, and Malaysia.

      Trends of rural residential energy consumption and CO2 emission should be evaluated in a broader context of urbanization, especially in developing countries where urbanization is in its expanding stage. In this study, we use the STIRPAT model and various panel regression techniques to explore the impact of urbanization on rural residential energy consumption and CO2 emission by using data from Author: Qiu Chen, Haoran Yang, Wenguo Wang, Tianbiao Liu. Gunnar Myrdal published his magnum opus Asian Drama, in , to conclude that Asia's development prospects were gloomy. Since then, contrary to Myrdal's expectations Asia has been transformed beyond recognition, the development of nations and living standards of people revolutionized. These transformations have been uneven across countries and unequal among people.

      Asian Countries 38 Agricultural Productivity Growth in Thailand 44 country’s human capital and long-run growth prospects. With the aim of identifying viable policy options, the Asian Development Bank, in surrounding rapid structural changes and urbanization in the region, competing demand for natural resources, and climate change. Behind this growth, there has been a dramatic structural transformation— in particular, rapid urbanization and industrialization. At the start of economic reforms in the s, China was primarily an agrarian economy. Even in , percent of its population still lived in rural areas, and primary products composed percent of Size: KB.


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