UNU-WIDER book launch: urbanization and development.

Position:United Nations University World Institute for Development Economics Research; 'Urbanization and Development: Multidisciplinary Perspectives' - Brief article

Event name

Book Launch and Lecture: Urbanization and Development: Multidisciplinary Perspectives (Oxford University Press)

Edited by Jo Beall, Basudeb Guha-Khasnobis, and Ravi Kanbur, London, UK


Hong Kong Theatre, Clement House, London, UK


6 October 2011 18:30 - 20:00

Contact person

Focal point: Lorraine Telfer-Taivainen,

Publications and Information Assistant

Further information: London School of Economics, International Development public lecture, events page.


Jo Beall is Director Education and Society at the British Council and formerly Professor of Development Studies at the London School of Economics and Political Science.

Ravi Kanbur is T.H. Lee Professor of World Affairs, International Professor of Applied Economics and Management and Professor of Economics at Cornell University.

This book is part of the output from the UNU-WIDER project on Development in an Urban World. The lecture introduces a significant new collection of multidisciplinary papers Urbanization and...

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