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Informal Urban Settlements, Mobility and Inclusive Growth

Principal Investigator: Turok, I

This is a proposal for an incentive grant to write a research paper for the REDI3x3 initiative on a topic that is central to the theme of inclusive growth. The basic idea is to analyse how effectively informal urban settlements function as gateways to urban labour markets for rural migrants. Given the uneven spatial distribution of economic opportunities across the country, rural-urban migration could play an important part in making economic growth more inclusive.

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