Urbanisation

Public goods, location choice and the voting decisions of the urban poor

  • Blog Post Date 30 March, 2011
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Abhijit Banerjee

Massachusetts Institute of Technology

banerjee@mit.edu

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Anjali Bharadwaj

Satark Nagrik Sangathan

India is currently under-urbanised relative to its income level, leading to widespread expectations of large-scale rural-to-urban migration in coming years. Both future economic growth and the wellbeing of India’s citizens are likely to depend critically on how her cities function; however, urban areas already face serious issues of overcrowding and under-provision of basic services. This project documents the living conditions, inadequate access to public goods and transfers, and governance constraints faced by low-income households in a large Indian city, and identify contributing factors. The results are based on two sets of survey data collected in 2010 in Delhi, from slum-dwellers and officials of resident welfare associations in non-slum areas.

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By: Sonia

आपके द्वारा दी गई जानकारी बहुत ही महत्वपूर्ण है। जानकारी साझा करने की लिए आपका बहुत बहुत धन्यवाद । parivahan की सभी जानकारी यहां देखें

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