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City size and economic growth - new evidence

Geoff Riley

31st October 2017

This article from VoxEU considers new evidence on the links between city size and economic growth.

There is a nifty graphic showing the global map of cities by population size between 1970 and 2014. The report finds that the size of the country matters for the link between population living in cities of different sizes and growth.

Geoff Riley

Geoff Riley FRSA has been teaching Economics for over thirty years. He has over twenty years experience as Head of Economics at leading schools. He writes extensively and is a contributor and presenter on CPD conferences in the UK and overseas.

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