Urbanization and Its Impact on Socio-Economic Growth in Developing Regions

Urbanization and Its Impact on Socio-Economic Growth in Developing Regions

Umar Benna (Benna Associates, Nigeria) and Indo Benna (Muhammad Al-Mana College of Health Sciences, Saudi Arabia)
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Release Date: June, 2017|Copyright: © 2018 |Pages: 404
DOI: 10.4018/978-1-5225-2659-9
ISBN13: 9781522526599|ISBN10: 1522526595|EISBN13: 9781522526605
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The social and economic systems of any country are influenced by a range of factors. As the global population grows in developing nations, it has become essential to examine the effects of urbanization.

Urbanization and Its Impact on Socio-Economic Growth in Developing Regions is a pivotal reference source for the latest research findings on the role of urban growth on the socio-economic infrastructures in developing regions. Featuring extensive coverage on relevant areas such as job creation, sustainability, and transportation planning, this publication is an ideal resource for city development planners, decision-makers, researchers, academics, and students interested in emerging perspectives on socio-economic development.

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

  • Electric Power
  • Foreign Direct Investment
  • Job Creation
  • Poverty
  • Sustainability
  • Tourism
  • Transportation Planning
  • Urban Land Use Conflicts
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Umar G. Benna earned his MRP and Ph. D. from the University of North Carolina in 1975 and is the Distinguished Professor of the Nigerian Universities Commission and is a SPURS Fellow at MIT, USA. He has a multidisciplinary background in architecture and city and regional planning. He has integrated academic and research pursuits with intense professional and administrative experience locally and internationally. Dr. Benna has over 45 years of teaching experience in universities in Nigeria, Saudi Arabia, Germany and USA. His research interests include urbanization issues in developing countries, urban activity systems, the role of large-scale projects on cities and regions, and the impact of new technologies on cities and regions. His professional activities – with Benna Associates – include architecture and urban design as well as the planning of new university campuses, master planning of many cities in Nigeria and Saudi Arabia. Urban administration experience came in the form of membership of the board of directors of the development authorities of Nigerian cities, Federal Housing Authority and similar agencies. Dr. Benna is principal partner in Benna Associates, Nigeria.
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