Overurbanization and its Relation to Economic Growth for Less Developed Countries

Economic Forum, Vol. 10, No. 1, pp. 95-100, Summer 1979

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Philip E. Graves

University of Colorado at Boulder - Department of Economics

Robert L. Sexton

Pepperdine University - Economics Department

Date Written: Summer 1979

Abstract

This paper does not have an abstract but examines the role of urbanization and over-urbanization in economic growth and decline in the developing world.

Keywords: economic growth, urbanization, over-urbanization, net externalities of city size

JEL Classification: O10, O15, O18, R11, R23, R58

Suggested Citation

Graves, Philip E. and Sexton, Robert L., Overurbanization and its Relation to Economic Growth for Less Developed Countries (Summer 1979). Economic Forum, Vol. 10, No. 1, pp. 95-100, Summer 1979. Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=1904606

Philip E. Graves (Contact Author)

University of Colorado at Boulder - Department of Economics ( email )

Campus Box 256
Boulder, CO 80309-0256
United States

Robert L. Sexton

Pepperdine University - Economics Department ( email )

24255 Pacific Coast Highway
Malibu, CA 90263
United States

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