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Prof. Paul Romer and research scholar Alain Bertaud on urban growth in India

Excerpt from Next City -- “'There’s this clear, growing demand for the efficient provision of government services, and Congress I think has tried to compete along the lines of [government] transfers,' economist Paul Romer, who has studied India with the NYU Stern Urbanization Project, told Next City. 'They wouldn’t say it this way, but I think their basic strategy has been to try to impede the movement from rural areas to urban areas.'”

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