Economic policy and the size of cities. by G M. Neutze

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The aim was to control the size of large cities, to develop medium sized cities, and to develop small cities. This policy was amended later and is now China's Urban Planning Law. However, the percentage of the nonagricultural population (NAP) living in cities of a million or more persons increased from % in to % in unsurprising that the economic empirics on cities have increasingly focused on the quest Economic policy and the size of cities.

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For the first time in human history more people now live and towns and cities than in rural areas. In the wealthier countries of the world, the transition from predominantly rural to urban habitation is more or less complete.

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