Optimizing Regional Development Through Transformative Urbanization

Optimizing Regional Development Through Transformative Urbanization

Noted as an IGI Global Core Reference Title in Government & Law for 2019.

Umar G. Benna (Benna Associates, Nigeria)
Release Date: August, 2018|Copyright: © 2019 |Pages: 348
ISBN13: 9781522554486|ISBN10: 1522554483|EISBN13: 9781522554493|DOI: 10.4018/978-1-5225-5448-6


Assisted by globalization and the rapid application of advanced technologies, the transformative power of urbanization is being felt around the world. The scale and the speed of existing and projected urbanization poses several challenges to researchers in multiple disciplines, such as computer science, engineering, and the social sciences.

Optimizing Regional Development Through Transformative Urbanization provides emerging research exploring the theoretical and practical aspects of applications within urban growth interventions. It also explores the strategies for new urban development tools such as the rise of new platforms for digital activities, concepts of sharing economy, collaborative economy, crowdsourcing, and crowdfunding. Featuring coverage on a broad range of topics such as cryptocurrencies, public-private partnership, and urban governance, this book is a vital reference for city development planners, decision makers, policymakers, academicians, researchers, and professionals seeking current research on the delivery of transformative urbanization changes.

Topics Covered

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

  • Blockchain Technology
  • City-Region Development
  • Cryptocurrencies
  • Economic Growth
  • Knowledge-Based Development
  • Public-Private Partnership
  • Sustainable Cities
  • Urban Governance
  • Urban Growth

Table of Contents and List of Contributors

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