The overrated urban spinoff

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Release date: 2/11/2016

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INDIAN EXPRESS

http://indianexpress.com/article/opinion/columns/brics-urbanisation-forum-smart-city-rural-3732844/

Speaking at the third BRICS Urbanisation Forum in Visakhapatnam on September 14, Deputy Chairman of the Niti Ayog, Arvind Panagariya, announced that “Without cities we can’t grow rapidly”. He added, “urbanisation plays an important role in poverty alleviation”. Both claims are exaggerated and somewhat misleading.

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TitleThe overrated urban spinoff
Date2/11/16
PersonsRaghav Gaiha, Katsushi Imai