urbanization

The Road to Inclusive Urbanization

March 29, 2016
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Get up-to-speed on the conversations around inclusive growth and cities, as mayors from around the world gather in New York to call for action to address rising inequities.  Urban areas are home to half the world’s population today, and by …

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Building Inclusive and Innovative Megacities in China

August 28, 2015
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With the right measures in place, the influx of human capital to China’s biggest cities can drive future growth If the fact that, since the introduction of market reforms in 1979, China’s urban population has soared from 19.6% of its …

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The Link Between Inclusive Growth and Infrastructure: Q&A with John Rossant

August 21, 2015
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From knowledge economy innovation to the rise of emerging markets, cities are the drivers of trends that define today and the outlook on tomorrow. For this reason, cities’ potential to do something more—to foster inclusive growth— is as relevant now …

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How India’s Smart Cities Can Write a New Chapter in 21st-Century Development

August 14, 2015
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Uniting technology and democratic governance can chart a course for a future of inclusive economic growth in India En route to his historic win in the 2014 elections, Narendra Modi put forth a vision for driving India’s long-term economic growth: …

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