Industrial and Urban Growth Policies at the Sub-National, National, and Global Levels

Industrial and Urban Growth Policies at the Sub-National, National, and Global Levels

Umar G. Benna (Benna Associates, Nigeria)
Projected Release Date: April, 2019|Copyright: © 2019 |Pages: 363
ISBN13: 9781522576259|ISBN10: 1522576258|EISBN13: 9781522576266|DOI: 10.4018/978-1-5225-7625-9

Description

Recent global shifts in population have led to the fast urbanization of Africa. For Africa and the developing world, choosing the right policy strategies, processes, and tools are essential to turning urban centers into engines of industry and economic prosperity.

Industrial and Urban Growth Policies at the Sub-National, National, and Global Levels is a pivotal reference source that examines current and evolving conditions of industrial and urban policies and their relationships around the world, especially between developed and developing economies. While highlighting topics such as the Fourth Industrial Revolution, urban policy, and global common good, this publication seeks to deepen and broaden the understanding of transformation in industrial development and responses to emerging urbanization processes. This book is ideally designed for industrial planners, entrepreneurs, urban development authorities, policymakers, academicians, researchers, and students.

Topics Covered

The many academic areas covered in this publication include, but are not limited to:

  • Climate Change
  • Economic Justice
  • Fourth Industrial Revolution
  • Global Common Good
  • Global Sustainability
  • Global Value Chain
  • Green Cities
  • Industrial/Urban Policy
  • Leap-Frogging Strategies
  • Urban and Regional Development

Table of Contents and List of Contributors

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