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Problems of governance in mega-cities

Geoff Riley

23rd October 2017

Mexico City has one federal, two state and 76 municipal governments, each with overlapping responsibilities.

The patchy response to recent earthquakes shows the human cost of fragmented and inefficient governance in mega-cities. More red tape means less rebuilding after disaster strikes. This article from the Conversation provides important background on the governance issue.

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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