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Prof. Paul Romer is highlighted for his “charter cities” theory

Excerpt from Financial Times - "Western think-tanks are currently awash with ideas as to how the global south should deal with mass urbanisation. Californian writer Mike Davis suggests we face the dystopia of a Planet of Slums. For Paul Romer, the solution lies in a new generation of “charter cities”, with poor countries providing the land and rich countries the urban infrastructure and rule of law."

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